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Easy Buffalo Chicken Salad (and Nachos) Recipe

Cooked, cubed white meat chicken is tossed with green onion, celery, red onion, buffalo wing sauce, sour cream, and light mayonnaise to make the easiest, most flavorful Buffalo Chicken Salad.
The Buffalo Chicken Salad is finally topped onto oven-baked nachos along with fresh toppings.
Prep Time15 mins
Chill time1 hr
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken, buffalo chicken salad, chicken salad
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 99cal
Author: Amy Desrosiers
Cost: $6


  • measuring cups
  • cutting board
  • chef's knife
  • mixing bowl
  • Wooden Spoon


Buffalo Chicken Salad

  • cups chicken cooked and cubed
  • ¾ cup celery chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onion diced
  • ¼ cup green onion diced
  • ½ cup mild buffalo wing sauce
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup light mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup feta cheese crumbles

Buffalo Chicken Nachos

  • 8 ounces Green Mountain Gringo® Original Tortilla Strips
  • 1 cup Buffalo Chicken salad prepared
  • 1 cup Mexican cheese blend
  • ½ cup sliced black olives
  • ½ cup red pepper chopped
  • ¼ cup red onion diced
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 1 cup Green Mountain Gringo® Medium Salsa


Buffalo Chicken Salad

  • Add cubed chicken, celery, red onion, green onion, wing sauce, sour cream, light mayonnaise, and feta cheese. Using a large spoon, combine thoroughly.
  • Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap to chill salad in the refrigerator for at least one hour.
  • Enjoy chicken salad on your preferred serving medium. See post for suggestions.

Buffalo Chicken Nachos

  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Line a large baking tray with Green Mountain Gringo® Original Tortilla Strips. Scatter half of the shredded cheese on top of chips.
  • Add vegetables to the top of the vegetables.
  • Add Buffalo chicken salad to the top of the chips, and the remaining shredded cheese.
  • Bake for ten minutes of until cheese is melted.
  • Once baked, add Green Mountain Gringo® Medium Salsa, and blue cheese crumbles to the top of the nachos & enjoy!


Nutritional values may vary and are meant to be a guide. 
If you want to store your Buffalo Chicken Salad, just follow these easy steps.
  • This chicken salad will stay fresh in the refrigerator for up to 4 days when stored in an airtight container. At this time, I have not tried freezing this recipe so I am unsure of the results.


Serving: 1portion | Calories: 99cal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 643mg | Potassium: 84mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 207IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg