Buffalo Chicken Bites

Raven Higheagle

By
@ravenhigheagle

I love to roast two whole chickens at the same time, I’ve got the stove going and it doesn’t take that much more effort and energy than one bird. But 9 times out of 10 I’ve got enough leftover chicken for one maybe two meals depending on how we stretch it. This recipe may just be the king of stretching leftovers. It only takes 2 large chicken breasts to make about 36 Chicken Bites.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Serves:
Makes 36
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Deep Fry

Ingredients

3 c
shredded cooked chicken
1/2 tsp
hot sauce, to taste
3 1/2 oz
softened cream cheese
1 3/4 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 c
chopped green onion, less if you get tired of chopping
1 c
all-purpose flour
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c
bread crumbs
ranch dressing
blue cheese dressing
celery sticks

Step-By-Step

1In a large bowl and mix together the chicken,cream cheese,cheddar cheese,green onions and hot sauce.
2Scoop chicken mixture using a 2 tablespoon cookie dough scoop, then roll into balls.
3Set up a breading station with three shallow dishes, one each for the flour, eggs and bread crumbs.
4Dip each ball into the flour followed by the egg and finish with the bread crumbs.
5Add 1 1/2 inches of canola oil in a deep pan and heat to 275 degrees over medium heat.
6Cook in small batches for 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Keep warm in a 300 degree oven.
7Serve with Ranch, Blue Cheese Dressings and celery sticks.