Buffalo-Style Grilled Chicken

Don’t barbecue plain chicken when you can spice it up with a simple, four-ingredient marinade.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1/3
cup red pepper sauce
2
teaspoons canola oil
1/2
teaspoon garlic powder
1/8
teaspoon salt
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts
1/2
cup blue cheese dressing
2
tablespoons crumbled blue cheese, if desired
1
tablespoon reduced-fat sour cream
4
medium stalks celery
  • 1 In heavy-duty resealable food-storage plastic bag, stir pepper sauce, oil, garlic powder and salt. Add chicken, turning to coat with marinade; seal bag. Refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Carefully brush grill rack with canola oil.
  • 3 Remove chicken from bag. Place chicken on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning after 5 minutes, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix dressing, blue cheese and sour cream. Place grilled chicken on platter; serve with celery and dressing mixture.

Expert Tips

Experiment with various brands of red pepper sauce to find your favorite. They differ in spiciness, sweetness, sourness and saltiness.

Try fat-free ranch dressing instead of the blue cheese dressing.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
80mg
80%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.