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Buffalo Chicken Salad

Add a little extra spice to your meals with Buffalo Chicken Salad. A delicious way to eat a healthy chicken salad filled with buffalo flavored chicken, celery, red onions, provolone cheese and a blend of romaine and iceberg lettuce.
Course: Main Course, Salad
Keyword: buffalo chicken salad
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2
Author: Heather

Ingredients

  • 8 oz chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 2 tablespoons buffalo sauce, homemade or store bought
  • pinch cayenne pepper, optional
  • 2 cups romaine, chopped
  • 2 cups iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, diced
  • ¼ cup shredded provolone cheese
  • blue cheese crumbles, optional
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Cut the chicken into bite size pieces.
  • Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat and add the chicken pieces.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and cook for 5-6 minutes, stirring a few times, until chicken in fully cooked.
  • Reduce heat to low and stir in the buffalo sauce. (Add a pinch of cayenne pepper for extra spicy). Stir to coat the chicken and cook long enough to heat the sauce.
  • Layer on two plates: lettuce, buffalo chicken, diced celery and onions, shredded provolone and dressing. Season with extra salt and pepper.

Nutrition

Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 114mg | Sodium: 851mg | Potassium: 688mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5002IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 166mg | Iron: 1mg
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