Buffalo Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

Prep Time: 15 min

Inactive Time: 5 min

Cook Time: 10 min

Total Time: 30 min

Servings: 4

RECIPE INGREDIENTS

  • Buffalo Chicken Salad:
  • 1/2 cup prepared Buffalo wing sauce
  • 2 tbsp Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • 4 small boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 cups Boston lettuce
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp crumbled blue cheese
  • Blue Cheese Dressing:
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup Filippo Berio Olive Oil
  • 1/3 cup finely crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh chives

RECIPE DIRECTIONS

  1. Buffalo Chicken Salad: Whisk together Buffalo wing sauce and olive oil; reserve half of the sauce mixture. Marinate chicken with remaining mixture for 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat grill to medium-high; grease grate well. Season chicken with salt and pepper and grill for 5 to 7 minutes per side or until grill-marked and cooked through.
  3. Blue Cheese Dressing:
    Whisk together white wine vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper; whisk in olive oil until blended. Stir in Blue cheese and chives.

  4. In large bowl, combine lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, carrot, celery and onion. Toss with Blue Cheese Dressing until coated. Arrange on 4 plates; slice chicken and arrange evenly over each salad. Drizzle with reserved Buffalo sauce mixture and sprinkle with blue cheese.