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Grilled Buffalo Chicken Salad

  • Author: Krista @
  • prep_time Prep Time: 5 mins
  • cook_time Cook Time: 25 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 30 mins
  • yield Yield: 4 1x
  • category Category: Salad, Chicken
  • method Method: Grill
  • cuisine Cuisine: American


Grilled Buffalo Chicken Salad an easy 30 minute recipe smothered in buffalo sauce and filled with grilled vegetables for one delicious bite! Summer salads never tasted so good!



  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 1/3 cup franks red hot sauce
  • 2 ears of corn, shucked
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 red onion, cut into thick slices (leave the skin on)
  • 2 avocado, sliced
  • 1 head red leaf lettuce, sliced
  • 8 tablespoons ranch dressing


  1. Preheat grill to 400 degrees.
  2. Add chicken cubes to a grill basket and grill for 4-5 minutes, until there is a slight char and the chicken is no longer pink.
  3. Remove the chicken from the grill and place in a bowl with franks red hot sauce. Toss to coat the chicken. Set aside.
  4. Add corn and red onion slices directly to the grill. Grill the corn for 4 minutes per side and remove. Grill the onion slices for 4 minutes per side until slight char marks appear.
  5. Slice the corn kernels off the cob.
  6. Assemble salads: evenly distribute red leaf lettuce, grilled onions, cherry tomatoes, corn kernels, buffalo chicken, and avocado slices among four salad bowls. Drizzle each salad with 2 tablespoons of ranch dressing.


  • Serving Size: 1 salad
  • Calories: 472
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Sodium: 1203 mg
  • Fat: 28 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 31 g
  • Fiber: 9 g
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Cholesterol: 58 mg

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