Buffalo Chicken Salad

Enjoy this delicious chicken salad topped with veggies – a wonderful dinner ready in 20 minutes!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (9 ounces) frozen breaded chicken breast tenders
1
tablespoon chili powder
2
cups shredded lettuce
2
cups carrot sticks
2
cups celery sticks
2
cups broccoli florets
2
cups sliced cucumbers (2 small)
1
bottle (8 ounces) blue cheese dressing (1 cup)
  • 1 Place chicken and chili powder in resealable plastic food-storage bag; seal bag and shake well to coat. Prepare chicken as directed on package.
  • 2 Arrange lettuce on large serving platter. Top with vegetables and cooked chicken. Serve with dressing.

Expert Tips

Ranch dressing can be used instead of the blue cheese. If you're serving this salad to small children, omit the chili powder. Instead, sprinkle the chicken tenders with a little paprika or mixed dried herbs.

The appetizer that this recipe is based on, Buffalo Chicken Wings, originated at theAnchor Bar in Buffalo, New York. This famous recipe consists of deep-fried chicken wings served in a spicy hot sauce and served with blue cheese dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
(
Calories from Fat
360),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
40g
40%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
1140mg
1140%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%;
Exchanges:
4 Vegetable; 1 High-Fat Meat; 7 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.