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Buffalo Chicken

Real Simple JANUARY 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 1 5-ounce bottle hot sauce (such as Frank’s RedHot)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, cut into pieces
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce, quartered and cored


In a small saucepan, over medium-low heat, warm the hot sauce. Stir in the butter and heat until melted.

Place the chicken pieces in a large bowl, pour the hot sauce mixture over the chicken, and toss.

In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, blue cheese, salt, pepper, and 2 1/2 tablespoons water. (If you prefer a thinner dressing, add more water, 1 teaspoon at a time.)

Divide the chicken and lettuce among individual plates. Drizzle the blue cheese dressing over the lettuce.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 559
  • Calories from fat: 66%
  • Fat: 41g
  • Saturated fat: 21g
  • Cholesterol: 211mg
  • Sodium: 1,410mg
  • Carbohydrate: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 41g

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