Monday, May 07, 2012

CCC: Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich

May is Grilled Cheese Sandwich month!

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Aren't grilled cheese sandwiches the best? I mean, there are so so many variations you can make!

This recipe came from Kevin of Closet Cooking. I'm sure you all have seen some of his other recipes...like Pizza Dip, Jalapeno Popper Dip, Buffalo Chicken Chili, and his other grilled cheese sandwich recipes, like Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese and Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese (I am actually not surprised if a few of the other CCCers make one of these recipes). I personally love all the spicy foods he shares :)

My selection for this challenge was a no-brainer. I've tried many forms of grilled cheese. It's one of my kids' favorite lunches. I've tried jalapeno popper grilled cheese and pizza grilled cheese. I make different variations all the time. We have yet to try buffalo chicken grilled cheese. We were not disappointed in the least bit. This was such a fantastic sandwich!

I will be hopping around today - stumbling, pinning, tweeting, and FB-ing lots of entries :)
{To vote for my recipe: click on #7 below in the linky list}

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What you need:
  • 1/4 cup cooked, shredded chicken, warm
  • 1 tbsp. hot sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp. mayo
  • 1 tbsp. grated carrot
  • 1 tbsp. diced celery
  • 1 tbsp. diced green onion
  • 1 tbsp. mozzarella cheese {Kevin's called for blue cheese which we do not eat}
  • 1/4 cup cheddar cheese, room temp
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 2 slices bread
Directions:
Combine chicken, hot sauce, mayo, carrot, celery, and green onion in a small bowl.

Butter one side of two pieces of bread.

Top one unbuttered side with chicken mixture, then cheese. 
Cover with other piece of bread, butter side on the outside.
Cook until browned on each side and cheese is melted on a preheated skillet or griddle.



Recipe from Closet Cooking

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Below you can find all the other grilled cheese recipes from the other Crazy Cooking Challengers, make sure you stop by and leave them some sweet notes :)

22 comments :

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

Love buffalo flavor on just about anything! This sounds great!

Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl said...

I almost chose this same sandwich (I'm at #11), so this one is definitely on my list to try. Yours looks amazing!! Great pick for the CCC!

Joan@chocolateandmore said...

This sounds wonderful and a great way to use up leftover chicken.

Nicole Humphrey Cook said...

Oh this looks so yummy! I love buffalo chicken so yes, why not in a grilled cheese - brilliant!

Lesa said...

That sounds great. My husband loves anything buffalo chicken, so he would love this.

Desi said...

Yum! I bookmarked all those grilled cheeses from Closet Cooking too.... he's genius! You picked a keeper... I'll have to make this one day for sure! I still need to make all of my rounds and vote but I'll be sure to vote for yours :)

Patricia @ ButterYum said...

Hi Sarah - your comments about my Muzzi in Caruzzi sandwich completely made my day. Thank you so much!

On to your CCC - my husband would be all over this version. He loves buffalo anything - will be pinning this for him. Take care and see you soon.

Lizzy said...

Oh, yeah. This looks irresistible!!! What a marvelous idea for a grilled cheese~

Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground said...

I'm a sucker for anything 'Buffalo!' Great choice for the Challenge!
Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground CCC #48

Tara said...

Ha! first can I just say love your tag line "nerd tested, nerd approved"! Love that you used buffalo chicken-yum! We would have used the bleu cheese but I bet it is great with the mozz to. Great entry for the CCC!

Heather Kinnaird said...

LOVE buffalo chicken - I'm actually from Buffalo:)

looks great

~Heather

Teri@thefreshmancook said...

I love buffalo chicken anyway I can get it! Sounds so delicious!

Lauren said...

I chose one of Kevin's recipes too (I'm #33) - he has such a great blog! You definitely did him proud - it looks incredible!!!

Tina @ MOMS CRAZY COOKING said...

WOW - looks amazing! Thanks for participating in CCC !!!

All Things Yummy said...

I would love to have that for lunch today. Looks so so yummy.

Close to Home said...

my husband will go crazy for this recipe, he is from buffalo and they love wings. Thanks for all you do extra to support the CCC #63

Jennifer said...

I love this recipe! I make buffalo chicken meatloaf and other buffalo chicken dishes so this is definitely something I need to try one day!

Jen #40

Miz Helen said...

The Buffalo Chicken is a great combination, yummy!

D @ The Shady Porch said...

A sandwich my family would love! We substitute for blue cheese too. CCC#22 Thanks for checking out my sandwich earlier!

Alyssa said...

I love buffalo chicken, what a great idea to put it in a grilled cheese sandwich! Stopping by from CCC #9.

Kevin said...

Your buffalo chicken grilled cheese looks amazing! I am now craving one for breakfast!:)

Lisa @ Flour Me With Love said...

I love buffalo chicken and this looks amazing! Thanks so much for sharing at Mix it up Monday :)