Grilled Buffalo Chicken Tacos

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Grilled Buffalo Chicken Tacos  Recipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Claire Spollen

We took the finger-licking beauty of a Buffalo wing experience and wrapped it in a tortilla--because that's how you win a weeknight.

Serves 4 (serving size: 2 tacos)


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2 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray
2 tablespoons hot sauce (such as Frank's Red Hot)
1 teaspoon unsalted butter, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper
2 tablespoons buttermilk
2 tablespoons canola mayonnaise
1 ounce blue cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup)
2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
1 small celery stalk, thinly sliced
8 (6-inch) corn tortillas


1. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Cut chicken in half horizontally to form 4 cutlets; sprinkle chicken with salt and black pepper. Arrange on pan coated with cooking spray. Cook 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until done. Remove from pan; thinly slice. Combine hot sauce, butter, and red pepper; stir with a whisk. Add chicken to bowl; toss.

2. Combine buttermilk, mayonnaise, and cheese in a bowl, mashing with a fork. Add lettuce and celery to bowl; toss.

3. Warm tortillas according to package instructions. Divide chicken mixture evenly among tortillas; top with lettuce mixture.

Created date

March 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 302
Fat 9.5 g
Satfat 2.6 g
Monofat 2.7 g
Polyfat 1.2 g
Protein 22 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 63 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 585 mg
Calcium 64 mg
Sugars 1 g
Est. Added Sugars 0 g