Buffalo Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Perfect for a quick lunch that still packs a powerful punch of zingy flavor, showing that salads can be anything but boring.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Yields :

1 serving

Ingredients:

Buffalo Hot Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce

Buffalo Chicken Salad

  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, sliced
  • 1 Persian cucumber, sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chunky blue cheese dressing
  • 1 cooked chicken thigh, meat pulled from the bone

Directions:

  • To make the buffalo hot sauce, melt the butter in a small skillet set over medium heat. Whisk in the black pepper and garlic powder, then slowly whisk in the hot sauce and warm through.
  • Allow to cool before transferring to a small jar or container.
  • Toss the vegetables together and arrange on a salad plate and top with blue cheese dressing.
  • Coat the chicken in the buffalo sauce and arrange over the salad.
  • Store any extra buffalo hot sauce in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
Serving Size
 
237.5 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
512.68
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
42.11
g
65
%
Saturated Fat
 
13.29
g
83
%
Trans Fat
 
0.55
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
11.24
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
12.12
g
Cholesterol
 
121.55
mg
41
%
Sodium
 
1261.17
mg
55
%
Potassium
 
588.95
mg
17
%
Calories
512.68
Calories
512.68
Carbohydrates
 
8.72
g
3
%
Fiber
 
3.64
g
15
%
Sugar
 
2.22
g
2
%
Sugar Alcohol
 
0.16
g
Net Carbs
 
4.92
g
Calories
512.68
Protein
 
26.82
g
54
%
Vitamin A
 
5506.45
IU
110
%
Vitamin C
 
5.64
mg
7
%
Calcium
 
191.36
mg
19
%
Iron
 
1.89
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Ingredients:

Buffalo Hot Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce

Buffalo Chicken Salad

  • 1 cup romaine lettuce, sliced
  • 1 Persian cucumber, sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chunky blue cheese dressing
  • 1 cooked chicken thigh, meat pulled from the bone
Nutrition Facts
Buffalo Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
Serving Size
 
237.5 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
512.68
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
42.11
g
65
%
Saturated Fat
 
13.29
g
83
%
Trans Fat
 
0.55
g
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
11.24
g
Monounsaturated Fat
 
12.12
g
Cholesterol
 
121.55
mg
41
%
Sodium
 
1261.17
mg
55
%
Potassium
 
588.95
mg
17
%
Calories
512.68
Calories
512.68
Carbohydrates
 
8.72
g
3
%
Fiber
 
3.64
g
15
%
Sugar
 
2.22
g
2
%
Sugar Alcohol
 
0.16
g
Net Carbs
 
4.92
g
Calories
512.68
Protein
 
26.82
g
54
%
Vitamin A
 
5506.45
IU
110
%
Vitamin C
 
5.64
mg
7
%
Calcium
 
191.36
mg
19
%
Iron
 
1.89
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Directions:

  • To make the buffalo hot sauce, melt the butter in a small skillet set over medium heat. Whisk in the black pepper and garlic powder, then slowly whisk in the hot sauce and warm through.
  • Allow to cool before transferring to a small jar or container.
  • Toss the vegetables together and arrange on a salad plate and top with blue cheese dressing.
  • Coat the chicken in the buffalo sauce and arrange over the salad.
  • Store any extra buffalo hot sauce in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

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