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Layered Buffalo Chicken Salad

This Layered Buffalo Chicken Salad is the perfect addition to any gathering. I love how easy it is to throw together and how each cold, crisp bite delivers some heat.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Yield 4 servings


  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 6 Tablespoons Frank's Buffalo Wing Sauce or GF wing sauce
  • 1/2 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups butter lettuce , broken into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese , shredded
  • grape tomatoes , sliced
  • jalapeños , sliced
  • ripe avocado , diced and seasoned with salt
  • crumbled tortilla chips


  1. Shred chicken and mix with wing sauce. Spread chicken into an 8x8 casserole dish.
  2. Sprinkle black beans on top. Add layer of cheddar cheese.
  3. In separate bowl, toss lettuce with a light coat of blue cheese dressing then place on top of cheese.
  4. Garnish with sliced tomatoes, jalapeños, avocado, and crushed tortilla chips.
  5. Place in refrigerator for 1 hour to chill before serving.