Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
I love buffalo chicken everything, but eating this Lighter Buffalo Chicken Dip (although light and delicious) isn’t something I should be indulging in every day. #wishfulthinking
I took that same delicious flavour and turn did into a lighter delicious meal perfect for lunch. The best part? Cooking this at the beginning of the week gives you amazing buffalo chicken perfect to use in wraps, nachos, quesadillas, on top of salads… whatever for the rest of the week! Can you say awesome meal prep?! There are about 10 servings of shredded chicken in total (4 of which you will use for the Lettuce Wraps), to help you keep track of your SmartPoints if you’re following Weight Watchers, 1/4cup of shredded chicken = 1 SmartPoint. YUP! That’s right!
This really has a kick so maybe it’s not great for kids or those who who doesn’t like spicy, but it was a HUGE hit here with Clint and I!
Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Serves: 2 (2 wraps each) | SmartPoints: 6 SmartPoints
- 2 chicken breasts
- 3/4 cup buffalo wing sauce (like Frank’s)
- 1 tbsp of ranch dip mix (unprepared)
- 1/2 avocado
- 4 large romaine lettuce leaves
- tomato, diced
- 2tbsp sour cream (optional)
- 4 tbsp low-fat cheese
- In a crockpot add the chicken, hot sauce and ranch dip mix. Cook on high for 4 hours. Shred with two forks.
- On a plate open your lettuce leaves.
- In each lettuce leaf add 1/4 cup buffalo chicken, 1/2 tbsp sour cream, 1 tbsp shredded cheese, 1/4 of the avocado diced and about 1 tbsp of diced tomato.
- Wrap it up and enjoy! You can enjoy the chicken either warm or cold – works both ways!
This lighter carb lunch is perfect if you’re looking to keep your body fuelled for the rest of the day (since its got delicious protein), but won’t give yo the 2 pm slump of a heavy lunch. It also works well for a lighter dinner, especially on those hot nights in the middle of summer when the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven.
Yum! These sounds already yummy! I love that you omitted mainly carbs, no bread or anything similar. This is very healthy lunch:)
Thanks! I find if I eat too many carbs at lunch I crash hard in the afternoon!
I still have yet to make some sort of lettuce wrap but I’m determined to this summer. Love how delicious and easy this recipe is. It really makes me wish I had some right now!
I know my husband would love these! He just adores anything chicken. And I love how you’ve lightened these up with lettuce instead of bread. Perfect for summer!
Lettuce wraps have become our new favourite midweek meal. I don’t know how, but I’ve managed to get my fiance to like them and not snack afterwards! I love the buffalo chicken flavour but I haven’t tried it yet, so I’m putting it on the list!
Sounds wonderful! We love the dip too but of course, don’t make it often. This is a great dinner idea for a light summer meal!
recently I like anything in lettuce wrap. And your buffalo chicken gives me another idea. thx for sharing Kaitie
I am a huge buffalo chicken fan!
This is perfect. My Stew has just embarked on a low-carb diet.
We are in week 2 and I don’t have that many ideas, as I am a a carb girl!
But this looks perfect. I bet you wouldn’t miss the wraps with all those wonderful flavours!
Oh yum! These look so delicious!
This looks wonderful, hello spring!
I love Love LOVE buffalo flavor – such a fresh lunch idea!
Looks so delicious! I might try it one of these days.
Meat, veggie, fruits are included. Very healthy and look yummy 🙂 It is great for the hot summer as well to take anytime. Thank you for sharing.