Sunday, February 1, 2015

RECIPE: Clean Boneless Buffalo Chicken wings

It's Superbowl Sunday and that traditionally calls for lots of appetizers, "man food" and plain old junk - for your trunk. But, it doesn't have to! One of my girlfriends, Leslie, AKA. The Real Fit Housewife, shared a recipe on her blog this week, of Clean Buffalo Chicken Tenders, so I'm sharing it here with all of you!

Let's end the week strong and stay on track! You are worth it and your husband or boyfriend will love them!

Clean Eating Buffalo Chicken Tenders

-2lbs chicken tenderloins or chicken breasts cut into strips
-1tbsp olive oil
-1tsp paprika
-1tsp garlic powder
-1tsp chili powder
-1/2tsp black pepper
-1 bottle Frank's Red Hot Buffalo Sauce
-sliced carrots & celery, optional

Skinny Blue Cheese Dressing (for dipping, optional)
-1/2c. 0% plain greek yogurt
-splash of white vinegar
-pinch of sea salt
-pinch of garlic powder
-squeeze of fresh lemon
-1tbsp blue cheese crumbles

Combine olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, chili powder and black pepper in a medium bowl. Season chicken with spices and toss to evenly coat the chicken.

Heat a griddle or large non-stick pan over medium-high heat.  Add half the chicken and cook until golden, about 3-4 minutes, turn chicken and cook until center is no longer pink. Set aside; repeat with remaining chicken strips.

Pour about 1/2 of the bottle of Frank's Red Hot Buffalo sauce into a medium bowl. 

Place cooked chicken strips into the hot sauce and evenly toss to coat entire strip.  Place on a platter to cool.  Serve with celery sticks & carrots, plus skinny blue cheese dressing if desired.