finger foods

Buffalo Chicken Tenders With Blue Cheese Dip

These tangy, spicy chicken tenders dipped in creamy blue cheese sauce are delicious enough to make you forget they're only 158 calories per serving.



  • 4 Tbsp hot pepper sauce (like Frank's®) divided use

  • 2 Tbsp white vinegar

  • 1 tsp garlic powder

  • 1 tsp ground paprika

  • 1 dash ground cayenne pepper to taste (optional)

  • 1 lb raw chicken breast tenders

  • ¼ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain yogurt

  • 1 Tbsp crumbled blue cheese

  • 4 medium celery stalks, cut into sticks


  1. Combine 1 Tbsp. hot sauce, vinegar, garlic powder, paprika, and cayenne (if desired) in a small bowl; mix well.

  2. Add chicken; toss to coat. Marinate, covered, in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  3. Preheat oven to 375° F.

  4. Place chicken in a baking dish. Discard any remaining marinade. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until chicken is no longer pink in the middle.

  5. While chicken is baking, combine yogurt and cheese in a small bowl; mix well. Set aside.

  6. Combine chicken and remaining 3 Tbsp. hot sauce in a large bowl; toss gently to blend.

  7. Serve chicken with dip and celery.