Buffalo Chicken Salads

Buffalo Chicken Salads

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Enjoy super-tasty Buffalo chicken that's easier (done in your slow cooker!) and healthier (topping a salad!) than traditional wings.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • ½ cup Wing Time® Buffalo chicken sauce or reduced-sodium Buffalo sauce
  • 4 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ⅓ cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free milk
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 romaine hearts, chopped
  • 1 cup whole grain croutons
  • ½ cup very thinly sliced red onion

Preparation

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  1. Place chicken in a 2-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl stir together Buffalo sauce, 2 teaspoons of the vinegar, and the Worcestershire sauce; pour over chicken. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours.
  2. At serving time, in a small bowl whisk together light mayonnaise, the milk and the remaining 2 teaspoons of vinegar; stir in blue cheese. While chicken is still in the slow cooker, use two forks to pull meat into bite-size chunks.
  3. Divide romaine among 6 plates. Spoon chicken and sauce over lettuce. Drizzle with blue cheese dressing and top with croutons and red onion slices.
  • Tips: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1½ cups lettuce, 3 ounces chicken and sauce, 1½ tablespoons dressing and about 6 croutons
  • Per serving: 274 calories; 13 g fat(2 g sat); 2 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 27 g protein; 60 mcg folate; 79 mg cholesterol; 2 g sugars; 4,906 IU vitamin A; 8 mg vitamin C; 44 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 396 mg sodium; 565 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (98% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 3½ lean meat, 1 fat

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