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Gluten-Free Buffalo Chicken Salad

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Gluten-Free Buffalo Chicken Salad
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 4
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Skip the messy frying and the calorie bomb of traditional Buffalo chicken in favor of this light and flavor-packed salad version.

Ingredients

Chicken

1
teaspoon butter
1/4
cup Frank's™ RedHot™ Buffalo Wings Sauce
1
teaspoon celery seed
2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 3/4 lb total)

Dressing

1/2
cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
2
tablespoons light mayonnaise
1
teaspoon gluten-free Worcestershire sauce
1/2
teaspoon black pepper
1/4
teaspoon sugar
1
tablespoon lemon juice
1
tablespoon water
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons finely chopped chives
2
tablespoons finely chopped parsley

Salad

1
bag (10 oz) chopped hearts of romaine lettuce (about 6 cups)
1
cup shredded carrots
1 1/2
cups cherry tomatoes, cut in half
2
tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Line cookie sheet with foil. Spray with cooking spray; set aside.
  • 2 Place butter in medium microwavable bowl. Microwave uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until melted. Add Buffalo wing sauce and celery seed; stir to combine. Reserve 2 tablespoons sauce mixture in small bowl; set aside. Add chicken breasts to remaining sauce mixture; toss to coat. Transfer chicken to cookie sheet; bake 15 to 20 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 3 In large bowl, beat all Dressing ingredients except chives and parsley; refrigerate until just before serving.
  • 4 Stir chives and parsley into dressing. Toss lettuce and carrots in dressing. Divide mixture among 4 plates. Top with tomatoes.
  • 5 Transfer chicken breasts to cutting board; thinly slice. Divide chicken evenly over salads. Drizzle reserved marinade over chicken, top with blue cheese.
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Tips  

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Don't have celery seed in the spice rack? You can opt to leave it out of the sauce and add some chopped fresh celery to the salad, if desired.

This chicken is great cold, too. Try shredding and tucking into a gluten-free pita or wrap with some of the dressed salad.

Nutrition Information 
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