Buffalo chicken is a classic American dish that is loved by people of all ages. It is a simple dish to make, but it is packed with flavor. The combination of the hot and tangy buffalo sauce with the crispy chicken is simply irresistible.

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup Frank’s RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Celery sticks, for serving
  • Ranch dressing, for serving

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the chicken breasts, hot sauce, and melted butter. Toss to coat.
  3. Pour the chicken mixture into a 9×13 inch baking dish.
  4. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through.
  5. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly.
  6. Shred the chicken with two forks.
  7. Stir in the blue cheese dressing and cheddar cheese.
  8. Serve with celery sticks and ranch dressing.

Tips:

  • For a spicier buffalo chicken, use more hot sauce.
  • For a milder buffalo chicken, use less hot sauce or use a different hot sauce with less heat.
  • You can also use bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs for this recipe.

Variations:

  • To make buffalo chicken wings, bake the chicken breasts for 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through. Then, toss the cooked chicken in the buffalo sauce and serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
  • To make buffalo chicken dip, combine the shredded chicken, hot sauce, blue cheese dressing, and cheddar cheese in a large bowl. Spoon the dip into a 9×13 inch baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until heated through. Serve with your favorite chips or crackers.

Nutritional Information:

  • Calories: 450
  • Fat: 25 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 10 grams
  • Cholesterol: 105 milligrams
  • Sodium: 880 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 25 grams
  • Fiber: 2 grams
  • Sugar: 7 grams
  • Protein: 35 grams

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes

Introduction

Buffalo chicken is a dish that originated in Buffalo, New York, in the 1960s. It is made with chicken that is coated in a hot and tangy sauce made from cayenne pepper, vinegar, and butter. Buffalo chicken can be served as a main course, appetizer, or snack.

Ingredients

The main ingredients in buffalo chicken are chicken, hot sauce, and butter. The chicken can be boneless, skinless breasts, thighs, or wings. The hot sauce can be any brand that you like, but Frank’s RedHot is the most traditional choice. The butter adds richness and flavor to the sauce.

Instructions

To make buffalo chicken, simply combine the chicken, hot sauce, and butter in a large bowl. Toss to coat. Pour the mixture into a baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Remove from the oven and let cool slightly. Shred the chicken with two forks and stir in the blue cheese dressing and cheddar cheese. Serve with celery sticks and ranch dressing.

Tips

  • For a spicier buffalo chicken, use more hot sauce.
  • For a milder buffalo chicken, use less hot sauce or use a different hot sauce with less heat.
  • You can also use bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs for this recipe.

Variations

  • To make buffalo chicken wings, bake the chicken breasts for 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through. Then, toss the cooked chicken in the buffalo sauce and serve with your favorite dipping sauce.
  • To make buffalo chicken dip, combine the shredded chicken, hot sauce, blue cheese dressing, and cheddar cheese in a large bowl. Spoon the dip into a 9×13 inch baking dish and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until heated through. Serve with your favorite chips or crackers.
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