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Servings: 4

Buffalo Chicken And Blue Cheese Salad

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Buffalo Chicken And Blue Cheese Salad With Castello Traditional Danish Blue
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For the White Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp Maple syrup or honey
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Italian seasoning

For the Buffalo Chicken:

  • 2 (6-8 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp olive oil — , divided
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp buffalo hot sauce

For the salad:

  • 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 8 mini cucumbers — , sliced into thin rounds
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes — , cut in half
  • 1 medium purple onion — , chopped
  • 1 (4.4 oz) pack Castello Traditional Danish Blue Cheese, crumbled or sliced


For the dressing:

  1. In a bowl, whisk all ingredients together until blended. Store in airtight container until ready to use.

For the Buffalo Chicken Bites:

  1. Cut chicken breast into 1-1 1/2 inch cubes. Season with salt, pepper and oregano. Add 1 tbsp olive oil and toss to coat.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken pieces, making sure there is some space in between each one. Cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until no longer pink, the outside turns golden and thermometer registers 165 F. Transfer chicken to a plate, lined with paper towel.
  3. Wipe grease off the pan and melt butter. Add hot sauce and stir to combine. Toss chicken in the prepared sauce.

For the salad:

  1. In a large bowl add lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, blue cheese and buffalo chicken bites. Pour dressing on top and toss to combine. Enjoy!
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American

Nutrition Information

Calories: 530, Fat: 40g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 80mg, Sodium: 1509mg, Potassium: 941mg, Carbohydrates: 15g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 10g, Protein: 26g, Vitamin A: 6940%, Vitamin C: 18.8%, Calcium: 63%, Iron: 1.8%