Firecracker Chicken Meatballs



1 lb. ground chicken
1/2 c. panko bread crumbs
1/4 c. chopped chives, divided
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 egg
Kosher salt
Pinch cayenne pepper
1 tbsp. vegetable oil, for frying

1/2 c. hot sauce (such as Frank’s)
1/4 c. lightly packed brown sugar
2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
Kosher salt
Red pepper flakes

Form meatballs: In a mammoth containerful, mix unitedly make fearful, panko simoleons crumbs, 2 tablespoons schnittlaugh, garlic, and egg. Mollify variety with restrainer and flavouring, then modify into young balls almost the filler of golf balls.
Form sauce: In a substance arena, beat unitedly hot sauce, brown sweetening, and apple beverage vinegar. Mollify with brackish and red pepper flakes. 
In a super skillet over occupation warmth, warmth veggie oil. Add meatballs in a concentrated bed and navigator until seared all over, 3 to 4 proceedings per broadside. Add sauce and create to simmer. Simmer until sauce has toughened slightly and meatballs are baked through, around 10 transactions.
Seize with remaining 2 tablespoons schnittlaugh and spend fresh.