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Spicy Beer Can Chicken Meatballs
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Slow Cooker Spicy Beer Can Chicken Meatballs

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours 20 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 263kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground chicken
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • ½ cup panko bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons beer can chicken seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 1 ½ cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup beer
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  • Mix together panko bread crumbs and milk and let sit for 5 minutes
  • Add the softened breadcrumbs to the chicken, egg, seasoning and parsley in a large bowl
  • Use hands to mix together well
  • Form into 12 equal sized meatballs
  • Place in slow cooker
  • Add broth and beer
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4
  • Remove meatballs and strain liquid into a saucepan
  • Whisk together cornstarch and water and add to broth in saucepan
  • Bring to a low boil over medium high heat, reduce heat as it thickens for about 5-7 minutes
  • Add 1 tablespoon of cream for a creamier sauce if desired
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste
  • Serve sauce with meatballs 

Notes

I cooked these on low for 7 hours in my 4 quart multi cooker
Optional: Saute meatballs in 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil for 3-4 minutes on each side to brown before adding to slow cooker

Nutrition

Calories: 263kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 181mg | Potassium: 739mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 2mg