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Baked Buffalo Chicken

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

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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

  4. carbo rating: 6

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