Mini Buffalo Chicken Tacos
A combination of two classic foods… buffalo chicken wings and mini tacos. Complete with crunchy carrot and celery slaw and creamy blue cheese dressing!
You guys, it’s almost football season!! Woohoo! I don’t know what I like more, the game, or the snacks that we eat as we watch the game 😉 Sometimes making the game day food can be a bit tedious and too time consuming, but not these buffalo chicken tacos!
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Which do you like more, tacos or chicken wings? Man, that’s a tough decision isn’t it? Well now you don’t have to chose. That’s right… I combined the two in some ahhh-mazing buffalo chicken tacos! And they’re mini, so they’re the perfect little 2-3 bite snack!
This recipe actually gets even better though, because it will take you 15 minutes to cook these bad boys! Just 15 minutes… and it includes making a blue cheese dressing from scratch 😉
To start, get your oven preheating and line a baking sheet with foil.
While it’s heating up, go ahead and make your blue cheese dressing.
Just whisk all your ingredients together and set it aside for later 🙂
Arrange your boneless chicken bites in a single layer on your baking sheet and bake as directed on the product box. Place the included sauce packet in a bowl of hot water to thaw.
While the chicken is baking, get your ingredients together for your celery/carrot slaw.
I used a bag of pre-shredded cole slaw and pre-shredded carrots, then just thinly sliced up some celery. Make it easy on yourself, take a little help from the grocery store 🙂
The last thing to do is to make your mini soft taco shells. For that, you’ll want to use the large burrito sized flour tortillas. I was going to use my biscuit cutter to make small rounds, but my cutter wasn’t large enough, so I grabbed a small little mixing bowl and used it to cut 2 rounds out of each tortilla.
Now the chicken should be finished cooking, so place the chicken bites in a mixing bowl and toss with the buffalo sauce.
Now it’s time to make the tacos!
Start off with some slaw in the center of the tortilla, top with a couple buffalo chicken bites, top with some more slaw, and then drizzle with plenty of creamy blue cheese dressing.
Ta-da! The perfect party food 😀
I hope you guys give this one a try… I know you’ll LOVE it!!
15 Minute Mini Buffalo Chicken Tacos
- Flour tortillas - burrito sized
- Celery stalks - sliced thinly
- Carrots - shredded (I used a bag of pre-shredded carrots)
- Cole Slaw mix - or thinly sliced green cabbage
- Farm Rich boneless buffalo chicken bites
- 1/4 cup mayo
- 1/3 cup sour cream
- 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice
- 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
- Salt and pepper - to taste
- Preheat oven according to temperature on the buffalo chicken bites box. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
- Whisk dressing ingredients together in a small mixing bowl and set aside.
- Arrange boneless chicken bites in a single layer on the prepared baking sheet and bake, according to package directions. Place included buffalo sauce packet in a bowl of hot water to thaw.
- While chicken is baking, combine the sliced celery, carrots and cabbage in a bowl and set aside.
- Use a biscuit cutter, mouth of a drinking glass or opening of a small bowl to cut rounds out of the flour tortillas, and set aside.
- Add cooked chicken bites to a mixing bowl and toss together with the buffalo sauce.
- To the center of each tortilla round, add a little bit of celery/carrot slaw, a couple boneless buffalo chicken bites, top with a bit more slaw, and drizzle with blue cheese dressing.
- Secure each taco with a toothpick to hold it's shape.