Baked Buffalo Chicken

These chicken thighs may remind you of the spicy chicken wings served at your local sports grill. You'll need the cool blue cheese dressing to tame the heat.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 3 thighs and 2 tablespoons dressing)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 299
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 14.8 g
Satfat 2.8 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 30.4 g
Carbohydrate 7.4 g
Fiber 1.2 g
Cholesterol 133 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 535 mg
Calcium 66 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
12 small bone-in chicken thighs (about 2 1/4 pounds), skinned
1/4 cup hot sauce
3 tablespoons fat-free margarine, melted
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon white vinegar
1 teaspoon celery seeds
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup reduced-fat blue cheese dressing

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 400°.

2. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 4 minutes on each side. Transfer chicken to an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.

3. Combine hot sauce and next 5 ingredients; pour over chicken. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 25 minutes. Serve with blue cheese dressing.

carbo rating: 6

Note:

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook

January 2005