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These spicy chicken meatballs make for the perfect appetizer, and are healthy, too! Choose your favorite clean-ingredient hot sauce to lather these veggie-filled meatballs.

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  • 1/4 cup minced scallions
  • 1/3 cup minced celery
  • 1/4 cup minced carrot
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 large egg, whisked
  • Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce (your favorite brand)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400° F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the scallions, celery, carrot, garlic, ground chicken, almond flour, egg and a dash of salt and pepper until fully mixed.
  3. Using your hands, form meat into 2-inch meatballs. Place meatballs on the prepared baking sheet and bake for 16–20 minutes, or until golden brown and cooked through.
  4. Place the meatballs in a medium bowl, pour in the hot sauce and toss gently to fully coat. Serve immediately!