buffalo chicken salad


An amazing low calorie salad recipe for the Buffalo wing lover! Flavorful, filling and delicious makes this a wonderful Weight Watchers lunch recipe idea.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 261 kcal


  • 16 oz skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 4 cups baby romaine leaves
  • 2 tbsp celery leaves (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 of a red onion (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1 tbsp light butter
  • 1/2 cup light ranch salad dressing
  • 3 tbsp Frank’s Red Hot Sauce
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat blue cheese crumbles
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Slice chicken into thin strips, and season with salt, pepper and paprika.
  2. Melt butter in a large, nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  3. Place chicken in skillet, top with 1 tbsp of hot sauce and celery leaves, and sauté until cooked through and browned, about 8-10 minutes.
  4. In a large bowl, toss together baby romaine, onions and tomatoes.
  5. In a small bowl, combine ranch dressing and remaining hot sauce (more or less to taste).
  6. Divide greens mixture evenly into 4 bowls, and top with chicken (divide evenly amongst the 4 bowls).
  7. Drizzle ranch and hot sauce dressing over salads, and top each salad with 1 tbsp blue cheese crumbles.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is 1 salad

Each serving = 4 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 261 Calories from Fat 118
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.1g 20%
Saturated Fat 3.1g 16%
Cholesterol 86mg 29%
Sodium 779mg 32%
Potassium 516mg 15%
Total Carbohydrates 7.6g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.8g 7%
Sugars 3.3g
Protein 26.9g 54%
Calcium 6%
Iron 10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.