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Delicious Crispy Paleo Buffalo Chicken Salad

Delicious Crispy Paleo Buffalo Chicken Salad

Delicious Crispy Paleo Buffalo Chicken Salad made with simple ingredients for an easy, healthy and Whole 30-friendly salad idea!

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Ingredients

Crispy Buffalo Chicken:

  • 1.5 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts or tenders
  • 1/2 cup tapioca or arrowroot flour (you may need more)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup mild or hot buffalo sauce

Salad:

  • Romaine lettuce
  • Blue cheese crumbles (or a dairy-free cheese works – anything you want)
  • Chopped carrots and celery
  • Cilantro for garnish
  • Go-to ranch dressing or blue cheese dressing

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees and line a baking sheet/grease with a little oil
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together flour and spices
  3. In another medium bowl, add the buffalo sauce
  4. Pat the chicken dry with paper towel (don’t skip this or chicken won’t be as crispy!) then gently dip each piece into buffalo sauce then into the flour mixture, back into the buffalo sauce and back into the flour and add to baking sheet
  5. Drizzle chicken with olive or avocado oil
  6. Bake in oven for 18-20 minutes (bake time will vary based off size of breasts) and flip 1/2 way through cooking
  7. Slice chicken and add to salad with desired toppings!

Notes

*Store leftovers in fridge for 5 days

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