Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Ranch and Blue Cheese Recipe
Combine Buffalo chicken, sharp cheddar, blue cheese, ranch and chives into a creative spin on the classic grilled cheese.
- Serves: 1 person
- For The Buffalo Sauce :
- ½cup Frank's hot sauce
- 1stick unsalted butter
- 1tbsp. white vinegar
- 1dash of cayenne
- 1dash of garlic powder
- 1dash of celery salt
- 2dashes worcestershire sauce
- For The Sandwich;
- 2thick slices of french bread
- ½cup sharp cheddar cheese
- ½cup fried chicken fingers, chopped
- 1tbsp. buttermilk ranch
- 1tbsp. buffalo sauce
- 1tbsp. crumbled blue cheese
- ¼tsp. finely diced chives
- 2pats salted butter
Step 1Add the Frank's Hot Sauce, unsalted butter, white vinegar, cayenne, garlic powder, celery salt and Worcestershire sauce to a medium-sized pot.
Step 2Turn the heat to medium and let the mixture simmer for 10-20 minutes or until the sauce is smooth.
Step 3Season with salt to taste and remove from heat when the desired consistency is reached.
Step 4Reserve 1 tablespoon for this recipe and store the remaining sauce in an airtight container in the refrigerator. FOR THE SANDWICH
Step 5Begin by placing half the cheddar cheese onto one slice of bread. Top the cheese with the chopped fried chicken and drizzle it with Buffalo sauce and ranch dressing.
Step 6Add the blue cheese and the chives on top and then add the remaining cheese. Place the remaining piece of bread on top and butter the exterior of the sandwich.
Step 7In a medium sized cast iron pan or in a panini press, add the buttered sandwich and turn the heat to medium.
Step 8Let the sandwich cook on each side, flipping if necessary, until the bread has crisped up and all the cheese has melted. Once the sandwich is done cooking, remove it from heat, let it sit for 1 minute, and then slice. Serve immediately with an extra side of buffalo sauce for dipping.