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Crispy Keto Buffalo Chicken Salad

You have to try out this delicious keto buffalo chicken salad recipe. This low carb salad, made with buffalo sauce coated chicken, crispy lettuce, creamy avocado, and sweet cherry tomatoes, makes a very delicious meal you should try out. 

keto buffalo chicken salad

This is an addicting keto salad and it is packed with the best ingredients.

The salad itself is super easy to make and you can have a comforting and fulfilling meal in less than 15 minutes.

 

The recipe calls for cooked buffalo chicken, but for some extra crunchy texture, you can use leftover crispy fried chicken or rotisserie chicken.

 

Tips to make buffalo chicken salad

  1. You can swap some of the ingredients and turn this salad into something new. Instead of lettuce, you can use baby spinach for more protein and instead of plain green bell pepper, use spicy green peppers.

 

Ingredients to make

Buffalo chicken

  • 8oz cooked and cubed chicken
  • 5 tablespoons of low carb buffalo sauce or
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons Franks hot sauce

Salad:

  • 8oz. lettuce, shredded
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ green bell pepper, seeded, sliced
  • 5oz. halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • ½ avocado, chopped

Dressing:

  • 4 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese
  • ½ tablespoon Buffalo sauce

 

How to make keto buffalo chicken salad

To start, gather your ingredients in one place.

ingredients to make buffalo chicken salad

 

Then make your buffalo chicken by combining the buffalo sauce to your chopped up chicken and tossing. Place this aside.

Note, if you do not have the buffalo sauce on hand, you can make some by mixing melted butter and hot sauce in a bowl.

 

Next, make the dressing by whisking all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl or jug. Place aside.

Now it’s time to assemble the buffalo chicken salad.

To do this, place the lettuce, bell peppers, avocado, and chicken in a bowl.

Top with cherry tomatoes, bacon, blue cheese, and drizzle the salad with the homemade dressing.

low carb buffalo chicken salad

Serve and enjoy!

 

Nutritional information

Amount Per Serving: Calories:485  Total Fat:30g  Saturated Fat:13.5g  Cholesterol:146mg  Sodium:1264mg  Carbohydrates:9.2g  Net Carbohydrates:5.9g  Fiber:3.3g  Sugar:2.6g  Protein:43.7g

 

Can this buffalo salad be made ahead

The salad can be prepared ahead, just keep all the ingredients separated until ready to assemble and serve.

This is super easy to make and the best of all is that it can be prepared ahead of time. Just keep the ingredients separated. It will hold for three days in a fridge.

 

Other keto buffalo chicken recipes to try

 

Keto Buffalo Chicken Salad

Keto Buffalo Chicken Salad

Yield: 2
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

You have to try out this delicious keto buffalo chicken salad recipe. This low carb salad, made with buffalo sauce coated chicken, crispy lettuce, creamy avocado, and sweet cherry tomatoes, makes a very delicious meal you should try out. 

Ingredients

  • 8oz cooked and cubed chicken
  • 5 tablespoons of low carb buffalo sauce or
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 3 tablespoons Franks hot sauce
  • 8oz. lettuce, shredded
  • 2 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • ½ green bell pepper, seeded, sliced
  • 5oz. halved cherry tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
  • ½ avocado, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons ranch dressing
  • 1 tablespoon crumbled blue cheese
  • ½ tablespoon Buffalo sauce

Instructions

    1. To start, gather your ingredients in one place.
    2. Then make your buffalo chicken by combining the buffalo sauce to your chopped up chicken and tossing. Place this aside.
    3. Note, if you do not have the buffalo sauce on hand, you can make some by mixing melted butter and hot sauce in a bowl.
    4. Next, make the dressing by whisking all the dressing ingredients in a small bowl or jug. Place aside.
    5. Now it’s time to assemble the buffalo chicken salad.
    6. To do this, place the lettuce, bell pepper, avocado, and chicken in a bowl.
    7. Top with cherry tomatoes, bacon, blue cheese, and drizzle the salad with the homemade dressing.
    8. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1 bowl
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 485Total Fat: 30gSaturated Fat: 13.5gCholesterol: 146mgSodium: 1264mgCarbohydrates: 9.2gNet Carbohydrates: 5.9gFiber: 3.3gSugar: 2.6gProtein: 43.7g

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