Smoky Buffalo Chicken Tenders

Smoky Glazed Buffalo Chicken Tenders

With only four ingredients and a few short minutes, you’ll soon be licking your fingers and your lips for this game day appetizer or easy weeknight dinner.
Author Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips


  • 1 1/2-2 lbs boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter or ghee for paleo
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons paprika


  • Season the chicken with salt and pepper.
  • Place a large pan over medium heat, add butter, and melt till sizzling.
  • Add chicken and cook 3-5 minutes per side, or until golden brown.
  • Reduce heat, add the hot sauce and sprinkle with 1 Tablespoon paprika. Flip and sprinkle with another tablespoon of paprika.
  • Toss the chicken to coat evenly with the sauce and cook on medium-low for 8-10 minutes, flipping occasionally, until chicken is cooked through and sauce has thickened and is glazing the chicken
  • Serve with Greek Yogurt Pantry Ranch Dip or Greek Yogurt Blue Cheese Dip for dunking or drizzling