Thursday, May 26, 2011

buffalo chicken salad

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.


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

Next, I prepared the greens.

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.

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

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


Rebekah Leigh said...

mmmmmmmmm this sounds & looks AMAZING!

So Yeah So said...

Looks absolutely amazing!

dg8357 said...

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

Liz @ Blue Eyed Owl said...

This looks so yummy!

Jean M. said...

Yum sounds good.

Annette, Kent, Signe & Anni said...

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!

amygrennell said...

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

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Sonya Luna said...

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Kay said...

you are an amazing

Sharilyn Miller said...

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

Cindy Lietz, Polymer Clay Tutor said...

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

angeljoy said...

Cornbread croutons never occurred to me! *mental note*

Anonymous said...

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


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