Buffalo Chicken Deviled Eggs are spicy, crunchy, and creamy! They’re a fantastic appetizer for holiday gatherings, tailgate parties, or girls’ night in!
I can’t get enough of these Buffalo Chicken Deviled Eggs! Buffalo chicken dip and deviled eggs are two of my favorite appetizers, and this combination is the best of both worlds in one bite!
They are easy to make and insanely delicious – what could be better than that? You just HAVE to make these easy deviled eggs for your next gathering. You will not be disappointed!
BUFFALO CHICKEN DEVILED EGGS
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Now that fall has arrived, we are back in the full swing of school, sports, and routines. That also means we get to enjoy the company of family and friends at football parties and holidays! I don’t know about you, but every gathering I host HAS to have buffalo chicken dip.
Then again, sometimes you just need to give your buffalo chicken dip a twist to liven things up. Buffalo Chicken Deviled Eggs are just the ticket to wow your guests with a flavorful and exciting play on a classic appetizer.
Ingredients Needed for Buffalo Chicken Deviled Eggs
- Hard-boiled eggs
- Cooked chicken
- Bleu cheese crumbles
- Buffalo sauce
- Bleu cheese dressing
- Green onion (for garnish)
Traditional buffalo chicken dishes are often served with cool, crisp celery and blue cheese. I wanted to make sure I all of those flavors together to make the best deviled eggs around. Celery gives it the filling this perfect, crunchy texture to offset the tangy bleu cheese.
- First thing’s first: you’ve gotta start with a perfect hard-boiled egg recipe for your base. When you have your eggs cooked, cooled, and peeled, slice them in half lengthwise so you can remove the yolks. Scoop out the yolks into a bowl.
- Add all of the remaining ingredients to the bowl, except for the green onions, and mix them together.
- Scoop the buffalo hot sauce chicken mixture into a Ziploc bag or a piping bag if you have one. Pipe the mixture into the wells of the egg whites.
- Garnish with chopped green onion if you like, and serve!
When you add the onion into the egg mixture, be sure to grate it over the bowl. That way the juices get into the fillingd too. This will give it a flavor that’s out of this world!
What kind of chicken should I use?
You could go in several different directions with the chicken in this deviled egg recipe. The key is to use chicken that is chopped or shredded so that it incorporates into the egg yolk mixture. Try one of these options:
- Oven-baked or pan-seared chicken breasts, chopped into small pieces.
- A cooked rotisserie chicken from your local grocery store. Pull the chicken from the bone and chop it small.
- Canned white meat chicken. It usually comes already shredded or in bite-sized chunks that are easy to shred with a fork.
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Tools used to make this Buffalo Chicken Deviled Eggs recipe
Mixing Bowl: This mixing bowl is a durable, high-quality piece from a trusted brand. I loved mine so much that I now own two!
Piping Bag: Who knew you could use a piping bag for a savory recipe? This bag makes the job easy and mess-free. Be sure to grab a good set of stainless steel piping tips to go with it.
*This post originally posted on 08/13/2013.
- 6 hard-boiled eggs
- 6 ounces cooked chicken
- 1/2 rib celery
- 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles
- 1/4 cup Frank's buffalo wing sauce plus more for garnish
- 2 tablespoons blue cheese dressing
- 1/4 Vidalia onion grated
- Green onion thinly sliced (optional)
- Peel the eggs and slice in half lengthwise. Scrape the yolks out into a large mixing bowl and set the whites on a deviled egg tray or serving platter.
- Finely chop the chicken and the celery. (You want it to fit through the opening of the piping bag.) Add to the egg yolks.
- To the mixing bowl, also add blue cheese crumbles, buffalo wing sauce, and blue cheese dressing.
- Use a Microplane (or smallest part of your grater) to grate the onion over the bowl. (The juice from the onion will add a lot of flavor to the deviled egg filling.)
- Mix all ingredients together until completely combined.
- Transfer the chicken mixture into a Ziploc bag. Squeeze the mixture to one corner of the bag, Snip off that corner to create an opening. Twist and squeeze the bag to pipe the buffalo chicken filling into the egg whites. until they are a bit overfull.
- GarhisnIf desired, garnish your eggs with fresh green onion and an extra dab of hot sauce. Serve immediately or chill in the fridge until ready to serve.