Thursday, May 26, 2011

buffalo chicken salad

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Now that I am finally back home and back into my routine it is time to get back into the kitchen! Recently I ordered a yummy buffalo chicken salad while out to dinner and thought it would be really easy meal to make at home. If you love spice this is a fun, easy and flavor filled salad to make.


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First I started by making the buffalo sauce. There are all kinds of ways to create a yummy sauce but I kept it simple.

your favorite hot sauce- I used about 1/2 cup
about 2-3 tablespoons of butter
a sprinkle of salt and pepper
a little bit of minced garlic
and a dash of white vinegar


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I combined everything in a sauce pan and warmed it on med/low temp. until the butter was completely melted.


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I cut up some chicken breasts and then covered them with the sauce (I saved a little bit of sauce for later)


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I placed the chicken in a baking dish and baked at about 350 degrees for around 10-12 minuted or until the chicken was cooked.


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While the chicken was baking I made a batch of cornbread that would be turned into croutons.
Since I was in a hurry I used a box mix


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and lined a shallow cookie pan with batter. I baked and then cut it up into cubes and baked the cubed cornbread again for about 5-7 minutes to get them a little more crispy.


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Once the chicken was done, I removed it from the oven and tossed it with a little more of the buffalo sauce.


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Next, I prepared the greens.



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Because the chicken is spicy it is nice to have a something to cool things off- you could add your favorite cheese, blue cheese crumbles or even a creamy based dressing.


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Last, I added the chicken and the cornbread croutons and tossed everything together.


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The result is a yummy, easy meal with TONS of flavor!

14 comments:

  1. mmmmmmmmm this sounds & looks AMAZING!

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  2. Looks absolutely amazing!

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  3. Oh my that looks delicious! I definitely will be trying this out,thanks :-)

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  4. Did you have this salad at Inspired? I did & loved it - especially the croutons. Thanks for making me realize how simple it could be to make at home. Duh!

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  5. Yum yum! Will have to try tomorrow after I go to the store.

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  7. Go Jiffy Mix! Made in Michigan!

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  8. you are an amazing girl..wow

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  9. Looks great! When are you going to write your cookbook?

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  10. Yum!! I have had all these things separately, but never all in one salad... what a great idea!

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  11. Cornbread croutons never occurred to me! *mental note*

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  12. Anonymous11:57 PM

    Made this with boneless chicken thighs and it was really, really good! Cornbread croutons work great.

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