The stuff of dreams! These buffalo chicken zucchini boats are so easy to make and delicious. You won’t be able to eat just one, I promise ;-). I added a simple spicy ranch sauce over the top with a little blue cheese crumbles. YUM!
What do i need in order to make these buffalo chicken zucchini boats?
- 3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded
- 1/2 cup buffalo sauce (Frank’s Red Hot)
- 2 tablespoons melted butter
- 3 zucchinis
- blue cheese crumbles, for garnish
- 2 stalks of celery, diced, for garnish
- Drizzle of spicy ranch dressing (optional)
HOW DO I MAKE BUFFALO CHICKEN ZUCCHINI BOATS?
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
- Wash and dry the zucchinis. Slice each zucchini in half lengthwise.
- Take a spoon and carefully hollow out each zucchini half. Set aside in a 9×12 baking dish or sheet pan.
- In a medium bowl, combine the shredded chicken, hot sauce, and melted butter. Stir until combined and the chicken is coated in buffalo sauce.
- Add the buffalo chicken to each zucchini boat.
- Tightly cover the baking dish with foil and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes.
- Once it’s finished cooking, take it out of the oven and sprinkle the boats with blue cheese crumbles, chopped celery, and a drizzle of ranch dressing.
- Enjoy right away!
Easy Spicy Ranch Drizzling Sauce
- All I did was take 1/2 cup bottled ranch dressing, a splash of juice from a jar of pepperoncini peppers, 3 tbsp sour cream, 1 tbsp dried dill, salt, and pepper. Mix until it’s thin and ready to drizzle.
- Can I use ground chicken instead in this recipe?
- Of course! I would use 1lb of ground chicken
- What to eat with zucchini boats?
- You could enjoy so many sides with buffalo chicken, from french fries, onion rings, macaroni and cheese, celery sticks, and carrots.
- Can I freeze the zucchini boats?
- Yes! You can freeze them after baking. They will last in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- How do I reheat from frozen?
- Thaw the zucchini boats overnight in the fridge. Microwave the zucchini boats on a plate for 2-3 minutes or until heated through.
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