Make Your Own Delicious Buffalo Chicken Fritters!

Buffalo chicken fritters are the perfect snack or main dish for those who love bold flavors with a little extra crunch.

Whether you’re a fan of wings or other crispy chicken recipes, these fritters are sure to satisfy. Serve them as an appetizer or top them with your favorite dipping sauce and a side salad for a complete meal.

Buffalo chicken fritters

In this recipe, I will not only show you how to cook your own buffalo chicken fritters but also how to make your own buffalo sauce!

Get ready to enjoy the ultimate combination of heat, tang, and crunch in every bite!


  • 2 cups of cooked and shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup Buffalo sauce
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup of grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Buffalo Chicken Fritters Recipe

Step 1

In a large mixing bowl, toss the cooked shredded chicken with the Buffalo sauce until it is evenly coated.

Step 2

In a separate shallow bowl, mix together the flour, egg, bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, butter, salt, and pepper.

Step 3

Add the coated chicken to the flour mixture and stir until it is evenly coated.

Step 4

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Step 5

Using a large spoon or scoop, drop spoonfuls of the chicken mixture into the hot skillet. Flatten the patties slightly with the back of the spoon.

Step 6

Cook the chicken patties for 3-4 minutes on each side, or until they are golden brown and cooked through.

Serve the fritters hot, garnished with additional Buffalo sauce and a few celery sticks if desired.

Expert Tips

How to make your own buffalo sauce?

To make a batch of your own buffalo sauce, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon of onion powder
  • Salt to taste

In a small saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Once the butter is melted, add the hot sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, and salt. Cook and stir the ingredients until they are well combined and heated through. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let the sauce cool.

Which dips are best served with buffalo chicken?

Some more options of dips that pair well with chicken fritters include:

  • Blue cheese dressing: this classic dip has a tangy and slightly pungent flavor that pairs well with the spiciness of the buffalo sauce.
  • Ranch dressing: a cool and creamy dressing that complements the heat from the buffalo chicken.
  • Honey mustard: a sweet and tangy dip that provides a nice contrast to the spiciness of the fritters.
  • Avocado or guacamole: a creamy dip made from ripe avocados that adds a mild flavor and coolness to the dish.
  • Greek yogurt or sour cream: a tangy and creamy dip that can be seasoned with herbs or spices to add extra flavor.

What veggies to serve with chicken fritters?

Buffalo chicken fritters are typically a spicy dish, so it’s a good idea to balance it out with some fresh and crisp vegetables. Here are some good vegetable side dishes suggestions:

  • Salad greens: a simple mixed greens salad with a tangy vinaigrette dressing can help balance out the spiciness of the fritters.
  • Carrot and celery: these classic vegetables are often served as a side with buffalo wings, and they are a great option with buffalo chicken fritters as well.
  • Roasted or grilled vegetables: vegetables such as zucchini, bell peppers, and asparagus can be roasted or grilled and served as a side.
  • Coleslaw: a cool and crunchy coleslaw can help balance out the heat of the buffalo chicken.
  • Roasted potatoes: roasted potatoes can be seasoned with herbs and spices and served as a side with the fritters.


Mixing bowls to mix the different ingredients

Skillet to fry the fritters