Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 40 min.
Cook Time: 20 min.
Total: 60 min.
Angie McGowan
Spicy decadence, dripping with homemade ranch and blue cheese.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup Tabasco sauce
  • 3 Tbs butter
  • 4 leaves lettuce
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 4 slices onion
  • 4 hamburger buns
  • Blue Cheese Dressing1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • Ranch Dressing1/2 cup reduced-fat buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 2 Tbs grated onion
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh, chopped chives
  • 1 tsp fresh, chopped parsley
  • 1 pinch kosher salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Directions

  • Preheat skillet. Pound the chicken breasts with a cast iron skillet until they are 1 inch thick.
  • Salt and pepper chicken. Sprinkle each breast with paprika and cayenne pepper. Drizzle pan with olive oil. Brown chicken on each side and remove from skillet.
  • De-glaze pan with water. Add Tabasco sauce and butter to pan (or replace this with wing sauce). Add chicken back to pan and simmer for about 5 to 10 minutes until sauce has thickened.
  • Combine ingredients for blue cheese in one bowl and mix well.
  • Combine ingredients for ranch in another bowl and mix well.
  • Serve warm buns topped with chicken breasts and sliced vegetables. Serve alongside blue cheese and ranch.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 804
  Calories from Fat 548 (68%)
(92%)Total Fat 60g
(92%)Saturated Fat 18g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
(48%)Cholesterol 145mg
(53%)Sodium 1279mg
(20%)Potassium 708mg
Total Carbohydrate 27g
(8%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 7g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(71%)Protein 35g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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