I love to have people over and having enough appetizers that everyone will like is sometimes a very hard thing to do. You know you need variety but you don’t want something that takes as long to cook as the entrée or something you need to be a chef to prepare. Variety is the spice of life after all and the one bite recipes are perfect for any get together. You are sure to please all of your guests, even that one friend that is critical of everything and says she likes nothing you have prepared. Now you have an arsenal at your disposal to blow her away.
These recipes come from coupons.com and their Good Stuff blog. It is a great place for recipes and cooking tips and so much more.
Here’s a sample:
Buffalo chicken cheese balls
|1 store-bought rotisserie chicken|
|1⁄4 cup hot sauce|
|1 tsp ground black pepper|
|1 3⁄4 cup sharp cheddar cheese|
|1⁄4 cup scallion|
|1 cup all-purpose flour|
|2 cup panko bread crumbs|
|1 vegetable oil|
|1 1⁄2 cup mayonnaise|
|1⁄2 cup packed blue cheese|
|1⁄2 tsp hot sauce|
|2 tsp Worcestershire sauce|
|1 tsp salt|
|1 tsp garlic|
- Prep 20 min
- Cook 10 min
- Ready 30 min
- Heat oil to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
- Pick meat from the chicken and discard the skin. Place the chicken in a large bowl and add 1/4 cup hot sauce, pepper, cheese, and scallions and toss to combine. Roll the chicken into 2 ounce balls, about the size of a golf ball.
- Place flour, eggs, and bread crumbs in 3 separate bowls. Roll each ball in the flour, then the egg, and then the bread crumbs. Set aside.
- When the oil is hot, fry the chicken balls in batches. Cook for about 2 minutes per batch. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain the excess oil.
- To make blue cheese dip: combine mayonnaise, blue cheese, 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, salt, lemon juice, and garlic in a large bowl. Adjust the seasoning if necessary. Serve with chicken.