RECIPE

Buffalo Thigh Sliders

Meaty chicken thighs taste terrific with spicy Buffalo seasoning.

Ingredients

  • 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed
  • Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) or vegetable oil, for drizzling
  • Granulated onion
  • Granulated garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup hot sauce, such as Frank’s RedHot brand
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles (or crumble up a small wedge of blue cheese)
  • 1/4 cup chives, chopped
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 8 small slider rolls, such as Pepperidge Farm brand, or soft dinner rolls, split
  • Shredded lettuce, for topping
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots, for topping

Preparation

Pre-heat an outdoor grill, grill pan orgriddle pan to medium-high.


Dress the chicken thighs with EVOO and season with a sprinkle of granulated onion, granulated garlic, salt and pepper. Grill, turning once, until cooked through, about 10 minutes.

While the chicken cooks, in a small saucepan, melt the butter and stir in the hot sauce. Add the chicken to the sauce to coat thoroughly.

In a small bowl, mix together the sour cream, blue cheese, chives and lemon juice; season with salt and pepper.

Place the chicken on the roll bottoms and top with the lettuce, carrots and blue cheese sauce; set the roll tops in place.

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