Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I was searching for recipes to make for the Super Bowl and came across this amazing twist on Buffalo Wings. It’s a little healthier than the typical ‘chicken wing’ and it’s got that same crispy, wonderful flavor.

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients:
1 lb boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1/2 cup Buffalo wing sauce
2 cups plain Panko bread crumbs
4-6 large leaves of Boston lettuce
1 cup cooked white rice
Sliced black olives
Bleu cheese dressing
Scallions for garnish

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 375º F.
  2. Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  3. Marinate the chicken in a container with the 1/2 cup Buffalo sauce, cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Pour the Panko breadcrumbs into a shallow dish.
  5. Coat the chicken pieces evenly with the Panko and place them in the baking pan.
  6. Bake the chicken for 30 minutes.
  7. To assemble the wraps, fill each leaf of lettuce with the rice, chicken and top with black olives. Drizzle the Bleu Cheese dressing over the chicken. And then add the scallions.

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce WrapsThese lettuce wraps are fantastic for either lunch or dinner. Feel free to experiment with toppings. I saw one recipe that included avocados and another that added celery. So try some other options as well as the ones above and enjoy these fabulous lettuce wraps. I will be adding this to my regular rotation of meals, they were that good!

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3 thoughts on “Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

    Bernice said:
    January 24, 2015 at 6:01 pm

    Looks really good and easy to make!

    Liked by 1 person

    Sharon said:
    January 25, 2015 at 12:02 pm

    Hi, Amanda! I’m visiting from the GYB party. The link on your post for the party is not working for me. You may want to check that. I’m enjoying your blog, your darling pup, and all the good food. The sweet potato chew toy is a great idea! I’m looking forward to more recipes, too!

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    roma1205 said:
    January 27, 2015 at 11:17 am

    Yum- I’ll try this for Super Sunday! Looks amazing!

    Liked by 1 person

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