Easy Grilled Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps are a great way to enjoy that delicious flavor of buffalo wings without all those calories. These are low-fat, gluten-free and just plain delicious!
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I have enjoyed Recipe Makeover Week! I have seen some great recipes from fantastic food bloggers! Today I introduce one of the easiest lettuce wraps around! They are not only delicious but quick to prepare also! I grilled my chicken breasts on my gas grill. I used Smokin’O’s, a wonderful product that adds wood fire flavor to whatever you are grilling. They add that great smoky flavor without having to spend hours smoking your food. They are also 100% natural wood. The wood smoker is placed right on the grill! The added flavor is just amazing!
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Who does not love Buffalo Chicken Wings, but once they hit the deep fryer, just way too many unnecessary calories for me! I love these Easy Grilled Buffalo Chicken Wings because I get the delicious flavors without all the extra calories. In about 1/2 hour I have super tasty Grilled Buffalo Chicken. I tend to make a bunch of the chicken because my kids eat them non-stop. Besides these tasty lettuce wraps, the grilled buffalo chicken is awesome in salads, sandwiches, wraps, quesadillas, tacos. I could go on and on!
How to make Easy Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps:
- I used red leaf lettuce, any large leaf lettuce you like will work too!
- You don’t even need to marinate this chicken. Baste the chicken with the Buffalo Sauce and grill.
- While the chicken grills, I dice up my veggies and wash the lettuce! What is also great is that I add more veggies than meat for me!
- Just another way to keep adding those veggies into my diet! I think I need to make this again today! They are yummy!
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Easy Grilled Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Boneless chicken breasts, coated with buffalo sauce, grilled and topped with veggies and light ranch dressing for a tasty meal!
- 1 pound boneless chicken breast
- 2 Tablespoons Buffalo wing sauce
- 4 large red lettuce leaves, washed and dried
- 2 medium carrots,peeled and diced
- 2 stalks celery, diced
- 4 teaspoons light Ranch dressing
- 2 teaspoons crumbled blue cheese
- salt and pepper, to taste
Pre-heat grill to medium. If using the Smokin'O's, place the wood on the grill and heat to 400 degrees.
Pound the chicken breasts to 1/2 inch. Rub the wing sauce over the chicken breast. Season to taste with black pepper
Cook the chicken breasts over medium heat. ( if using the Smokin'O's, drop grill temperature to medium and move the wood chip to indirect heat. Cook the chicken about 6 minutes a side. The internal temperature should be 165 degrees. Remove from the grill and set aside.
Cut the chicken breasts to 1/2 inch pieces.
Top the lettuce leaves with the chicken pieces. Distribute the celery and carrots to each lettuce wrap. Top each with a teaspoon of light Ranch dressing and 1/2 teaspoon of crumbled blue cheese
- I use red lettuce, any large lettuce leaves are good to use.
- any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actually dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes.