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Skinny Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches and Low Carb Lettuce Wraps Recipe

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Here’s a fantastic way to get the taste of buffalo chicken without the grease and fat . And, they are actually really healthy too! You can make the chicken salad into sandwiches or low carb lettuce wraps. Both are fantastic tasting! They have a bit of a kick but not too hot. The skinny for each fiber rich sandwich, 204 calories, 3 grams of fat and 5 Weight Watchers POINTS. Two low carb lettuce wraps have 107 calories, 2 grams of fat and 3 Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS. Either way you choose to make them, watch everyone gobbled them up!!!

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Servings: 4 servings
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Ingredients

Cost per serving $6.00 view details
  • Ingredients for Chicken Salad:
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt">yogurt or regular nonfat plain yogurt">yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons hot buffalo wing sauce (I like Frank’s RedHot sauce)
  • 1 tablespoon light mayonnaise, I like Best Foods (Hellman’s)
  • 1½ teaspoons Hidden Valley Ranch Salad Dressing dry mix, optional
  • A little cracked black pepper
  • 1¼ cups chicken, cooked and chopped (boneless, skinless)
  • 1 cup celery stalks, diced or sliced thin
  • Ingredients for Sandwiches:
  • 4 sandwich sandwich thins, I used Oroweat whole wheat or use your favorite
  • 4 large slices tomato
  • Ingredients for Lettuce Wraps:
  • 4 large slices tomato, cut in half for each lettuce wrap
  • 8 romaine lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together yogurt, hot buffalo wings sauce, mayonnaise, ranch dressing mix (if desired) and a little black pepper. Mix well. Add chicken and celery. Mix until completely combined.
  2. To Make Sandwiches: Open each sandwich thin and spread ½ cup on the bottom of each. Top with 1 large slice of tomato. Top each with remaining half of sandwich thin.
  3. To Make Lettuce Wraps: Top each lettuce leaf with ¼ cup chicken salad and spread a little over the leaf. Top each lettuce wrap with a slice of tomato.
  4. Store leftovers in a covered container in the fridge.
  5. Makes 4 sandwiches, each ½ cup chicken salad
  6. Makes 8 lettuce wraps, each ¼ cup chicken salad (If serving for a meal, 2 lettuce wraps per person)
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 785g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 1431  
Calories from Fat 1062 74%
Total Fat 118.11g 148%
Saturated Fat 48.4g 194%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 320mg 107%
Sodium 392mg 16%
Potassium 1823mg 52%
Total Carbs 14.42g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3.8g 13%
Sugars 10.09g 7%
Protein 79.11g 127%

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Comments

  • ShaleeDP
    July 18, 2013
    Nice recipe. I would try this soon.
    1 reply
  • Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
    July 12, 2013
    Cook Eat Share nutrition facts are WRONG!!!
    Here's the correct ones:

    SKINNY FACTS: for 1 Buffalo chicken sandwich
    204 calories, 3g fat, 21g protein, 26g carbs, 6g fiber, 706mg sodium, 3g sugar

    Skinny Facts: for 2 Buffalo lettuce wraps
    107 calories, 2g fat, 17g protein, 5g carbs, 1g fiber, 488mg sodium, 1g sugar

    Weight Watchers (old points) for 2 lettuce wraps 2
    Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS for 2 lettuce wraps 3

    Weight Watchers (old points) for 1 sandwich 4
    Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS for 1 sandwich 5

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