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Buffalo Chicken Tenders Salad Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Tenders Salad

Make this quick and easy buffalo chicken salad for your March Madness party. All the flavor, minus the guilt!
Course Dinner
Cuisine international
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 serves
Calories 400kcal
Author Daisy
Cost $10


Chicken Tenders

  • 1 tbsp light brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp hot sauce (I used Franks RedHot)
  • 1 ½ tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 ½ lbs chicken tenders

Blue Cheese Dressing:

  • ½ cup greek yogurt
  • cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 tbsp chives, minced


  • 6 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 2 tbsp chives,minced


  • In a large bowl mix together the brown sugar, hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, salt and paprika; add the chicken tenders and toss to coat.
  • In another bowl, whisk together the yogurt, buttermilk, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir in the blue cheese and chives and set bowl aside.
  • Preheat the broiler and arrange chicken tenders on a sheet tray lined with nonstick foil.
  • Broil the chicken tenders, 3-4 minutes, flip and broil an additional 3-4 minutes or until cooked through.
  • In a large serving bowl toss together the lettuce, carrots, celery, chives and blue cheese dressing. Layer chicken tenders on top and serve.