Monday, January 10, 2011

Buffalo Chicken Salad

We really enjoyed this salad. It's a great take on the classic Buffalo wings.

The original recipe came from Rachael Ray. I made a few small changes.

Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
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  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup carrots, shredded
  • 3 ribs celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
  • 1 T vegetable oil
  • 2 T butter
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce (I used Frank's)

1. Preheat skillet over high heat. Add oil. Salt and pepper the chicken and add to pan and sear for 3-4 minutes.

2. Reduce heat to medium and add the hot sauce. Stir, cooking, for another 5 minutes until the chicken is done. Remove from heat.

3. Combine dressing and blue cheese in small bowl.

4. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, carrots, and celery. Add the dressing and toss to mix.

5. Add chicken to salad, toss, and season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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