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BUFFALO CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

Lunch is easy, healthy, and delicious when you make these Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps. With only 5 net carbs per serving, they are low carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free.

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Yep, another Buffalo Chicken recipe. It’s just so good and there are so many different things that you can do with it.

This Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps recipe is a variation of Buffalo Chicken Salad. Both are fresh, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed as an appetizer or main dish.

It’s a nice change so that you never get tired of deliciously addicting Buffalo chicken.

Why This Recipe Works

These little wraps (or cups) are best enjoyed as appetizers or a quick lunch. They are a great way to use up leftover chicken in a different, flavorful way so that you don’t get bored.

They are super easy to make and just so, so delicious!

This recipe is perfect for anyone, including those following low carb, keto, or gluten free diets. There are only 4 net carbs per serving.

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How to Make Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

What You Need to Make This Recipe

Ingredients needed to make Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps in glass bowls on a which background

To make this recipe you will need cooked, shredded chicken, Buffalo sauce, lettuce, cucumber, blue cheese, and Ranch dressing.

Tip: Bibb lettuce works best, but if you can’t find it, you can use leafy green lettuce, iceberg or even romaine lettuce.

Prep!

If you are not using leftover chicken, you will need to cook it, then let cool some before shredding. Be sure to let it cool before assembling the wraps so that the heat doesn’t wilt the lettuce.

Dice the cucumber.

Create!

7 Buffalo chicken filled lettuce cups on a white plate over a white background

Break apart your lettuce into cups or boats the best you can.

In a medium bowl, mix together the shredded chicken and Buffalo sauce. Divide the chicken mixture evenly into the prepared lettuce cups.

Buffalo Chicken filled lettuce cups topped with blue cheese, ranch dressing and cucumber on a white plate over a white background

Next, divide the blue cheese crumbles and Ranch dressing evenly over the chicken.

Top with the diced cucumber.

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Present!

Overhead of a Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps on a white plate with a cutting board, cucumber slices, blue cheese, and a blue and white towel in the background.

If you are serving these as an appetizer, you can set them onto a large tray for guests to help themselves.

Tips and Techniques

  • Use Bibb, iceberg, Romaine, or leafy green lettuce for the best results.
  • Use leftover chicken or cook and shred your chicken ahead of time so that it has time to cool before assembling the wraps.
  • You will want to wait until you are ready to eat before assembling these wraps so that none of the ingredients get soggy.
  • Store leftovers separately in airtight container in the refrigerator. Use within 3-4 days before best results.

FAQ’s

Is Buffalo Chicken Spicy?

Yes, to a degree. The amount of spice will vary with the brand and the amount you use. The blue cheese and Ranch dressing used in this recipe will help to balance out the spiciness.

What Goes Good With Buffalo Chicken?

Buffalo chicken wings are often paired with carrots, celery, and blue cheese dressing. As Buffalo chicken has now become a popular ingredient in many other recipes, you may see it paired with cream cheese, cheddar cheese, cucumbers, and Ranch dressing quite often, as well.

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BUFFALO CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

Lunch is easy, healthy, and delicious when you make these Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps. With only 5 net carbs per serving, they are low carb, keto-friendly, and gluten-free.

  • Author: Admin
  • Prep Time: 10 MINUTES
  • Cook Time: 10 MINUTES
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 SERVINGS 1x
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Ingredients

  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1 pound chicken * cooked and shredded
  • 1/2 cup Buffalo sauce
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese * crumbles
  • 1/4 cup Ranch dressing
  • 1/2 large cucumber * diced

Instructions

  1. Break apart your lettuce into cups or boats the best you can.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the shredded chicken and Buffalo sauce.
  3. Divide the chicken mixture evenly into the prepared lettuce cups.
  4. Top each lettuce wrap with equal amounts of blue cheese crumbles and Ranch dressing.
  5. Add an equal amount of the diced cucumber to each wrap and enjoy.

Notes

  • Use Bibb, iceberg, Romaine, or leafy green lettuce for the best results.
  • Use leftover chicken or cook and shred your chicken ahead of time so that it has time to cool before assembling the wraps.
  • You will want to wait until you are ready to eat before assembling these wraps so that none of the ingredients get soggy.
  • Store leftovers separately in airtight container in the refrigerator. Use within 3-4 days before best results.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 242kcal
  • Sugar: 4g
  • Sodium: 1254mg
  • Fat: 19g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Protein: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 52mg
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