This recipe for healthier Buffalo Chicken Tenders with Blue Cheese Dip is finger-lickin’ good and better for you than your average basket of wings.
These tangy, spicy buffalo chicken tenders are the perfect dish for setting out before a big game or at your next potluck.
You can drench these babies in your favorite hot wing sauce dip ’em in our creamy blue cheese sauce and easily forget they’re only 158 calories per serving!
Buffalo Chicken Tenders with Blue Cheese Dip
These tangy, spicy chicken tenders dipped in creamy blue cheese sauce are delicious enough to make you forget they're only 158 calories per serving.
- 4 Tbsp hot pepper sauce (like Frank's®) divided use
- 2 Tbsp white vinegar
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp ground paprika
- 1 dash ground cayenne pepper to taste (optional)
- 1 lb raw chicken breast tenders
- ¼ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain yogurt
- 1 Tbsp crumbled blue cheese
- 4 medium celery stalks, cut into sticks
Combine 1 Tbsp. hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne (if desired) in a small bowl; mix well.
Add chicken; toss to coat. Marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 375° F.
Place chicken in a baking dish. Discard any remaining marinade. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.
While chicken is baking, combine yogurt and cheese in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.
Combine chicken and remaining 3 Tbsp. hot sauce in a large bowl; toss gently to blend.
Serve chicken with dip and celery.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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Add veggies to make this a great snackional.
*Note on equivalents: Per serving, the amount of yogurt and cheese found in this recipe is not enough to count toward a day’s red or blue allowance. As such, these ingredients (and calories) have been calculated into the tsp. equivalent.
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