Buffalo Chicken Bites

Hungry Planet® Buffalo Chicken Bites are a delicious and healthful appetizer for everyone to enjoy. Our plant-based Buffalo Chicken Bites are crispy, flavorful, and packed with protein.

  • 12 min

  • 4 min

  • 16 min

    Total time
  • 4

  • Easy

  • 11


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Foodservice Recipe


  • 12 ounce Hungry Planet Chicken™ Plant-Based GroundBuy Now
  • ¼ cup rice flour
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • To taste, salt and pepper
  • Vegetable oil, for frying
  • ½ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1½ cups ranch
  • 1 cup hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter
  • * Please use whatever products you have in your kitchen; plant-based ingredients are just what we have in ours.


  • Step 1.

    Preheat the deep fryer to 350℉. If you don’t have a deep fryer use a medium-sized saucepan with enough vegetable oil to cover bites.

  • Step 2.

    In a medium-sized mixing bowl mix together rice flour, salt, onion, and garlic powder. Set aside.

  • Step 3.

    On a small sheet pan, break ground chicken into pieces about 1-inch x 1-inch.

  • Step 4.

    Coat chicken in rice flour mixture and let set for 1 minute.

  • Step 5.

    Cook chicken for 4 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches 165℉.

  • Step 6.

    Buffalo Sauce: In a small skillet on low heat, melt butter. When butter is melted, add hot sauce and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.

  • Step 7.

    Blue Cheese Dip: Place vegan blue cheese crumbles, vegan ranch, salt, and pepper into a small bowl and mix until combined. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

  • Step 8.

    To serve, add buffalo sauce into a medium mixing bowl. Toss hot chicken bites into the sauce, and serve with blue cheese sauce and celery.

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