Grilled Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Tacos

This grilled version beats the fried buffalo chicken hands down.  If you like your food spicy, choose the "hot" version of the hot sauce.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • 2 6oz. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons hot sauce (such as Frank's Red Hot or Louisiana Hot Sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 Tablespoons buttermilk
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1 small celery stalk thinly sliced
  • 8 6" corn tortillas


  • Cut chicken breasts in half lengthwise to form 4 cutlets.          
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Grill 6-7 minutes a side or until done.
  • Remove from grill and slice thinly.
  • Combine hot sauce, butter, and red pepper; stir with a whisk.
  • Add chicken to bowl and toss.
  • Combine buttermilk, mayonnaise, and cheese in a bowl, mashing with a fork.
  • Add lettuce and celery to bowl; toss.
  • Warm tortillas over an open flame on the stove.
  •  Divide chicken mixture evenly among tortillas, top with lettuce mixture.


Recipe from Cooking Light Magazine.