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Healthier Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time25 minsTotal Time40 mins

A healthier version of buffalo wings with less fat and less breading.

Buffalo Tenders

 8 chicken tenderloin strips
 ½ tsp garlic powder
 ¾ tsp paprika
 ½ tsp chili powder
 ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  tsp black pepper
 ½ tbsp olive oil
 ¼ cup Frank’s or Durkee's Hot Sauce
 4 celery stalks, trimmed to 4-6 inch strips
 ½ cup blue cheese or ranch dressing (optional)

Combine garlic powder, paprika, chili powder and black pepper in a medium bowl.


Season chicken with spices and toss to evenly coat the chicken.


Heat half of the oil in a large non-stick sauté pan over medium-high heat when hot add half of the chicken and cook until golden, about 3-4 minutes, turn chicken and cook until center is no longer pink. Set aside; repeat with remaining oil and chicken.


Pour the hot sauce over the chicken tossing well.


Serve with celery sticks and blue cheese or ranch dressing if desired.



Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2 chicken strips

Servings 0

Amount Per Serving
Calories 283Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g13%

Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 25mg9%
Sodium 819mg35%
Potassium 110mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 2g1%

Dietary Fiber 0.6g3%
Sugars 0.8g
Protein 48g96%

Calcium 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.