Spicy Chicken Jambalaya Balls
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Spicy Chicken Jambalaya Balls

A combination of hot wings and Jambalaya served as an appetizer.

Prep: 15 min Total: 30 min Yield: 12 balls


1 tablespoon olive oil

1 pound ground chicken

1/2 cup chopped onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

6 green onions, chopped

1/4 cup chicken broth

2 cups cooked long grain white rice

1/2 cup chopped celery

2 tablespoons hot sauce

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups seasoned bead crumbs

Vegetable oil for frying


3/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup sour cream

1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

Heat oil and brown the chicken. Add onions, garlic and green onions. Cook until tender. Add remaining broth and cook 5 more minutes until most moisture has cooked off. Mix rice with chicken mixture and cool. Add celery, hot sauce and 1 beaten egg. Form rice mixture into 1 1/4 inch diameter balls. Mix remaining egg with a bit of water and roll rice ball. Coat in bread crumbs. Heat oil in deep fryer to 350 degrees. Fry until golden brown, 1 1/2-2 minutes. Serve with sauce made by mixing mayonnaise, sour cream and blue cheese together.

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The Woodlands, TX

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