Buffalo Chicken Salad

Buffalo Chicken Salad

All the flavor of Buffalo chicken wings is packed into this irresistible, healthy salad. But unlike chicken wings, you can eat a big serving of this healthy Buffalo chicken salad recipe for just 291 calories.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Healthy Weight High Fiber High Potassium Low Calorie Low Carbohydrate

Serves Prep Time Total Time
4 35 min 35 min

Directions

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup crumbled reduced-fat blue cheeseplus 1/4 cup, divided
  • 6 tablespoons buttermilk
  • 4 teaspoons red-wine vinegar, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper, divided
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons hot sauce, such as Frank's Red Hot
  • 8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 3 large carrots, chopped
  • 3 large stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 large cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Combine 1/2 cup blue cheese in a small bowl with buttermilk, 2 teaspoons vinegar and 1/8 teaspoon pepper; mix well, mashing slightly with a fork. Set aside.

Step 2

Place chicken in another bowl; sprinkle with flour and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon pepper and toss until coated.

Step 3

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until very hot. Add the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until just cooked through, 6 to 7 minutes. Stir in hot sauce and the remaining 2 teaspoons vinegar and cook, stirring often, until the chicken is coated, about 1 minute.

Step 4

Combine lettuce, carrots, celery and cucumber in a large bowl; add the reserved dressing and toss to coat. Divide the salad among 4 plates and top each with an equal portion of chicken and 1 tablespoon each of the reserved blue cheese.


Nutrition

  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 291
  • Carbohydrates: 0g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Protein: 0g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Potassium: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 2 1/2 lean meat, 1 medium-fat meat, 1/2 fat
  • Carbohydrate Servings:

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