Southeast Dairy Association - Tiger Tail Chicken Tacos

Mini Buffalo Chicken Tacos

Street style tacos merge with an iconic game day favorite. Pick up deli-fried chicken tenders for an effortless, crowd-pleasing winner. The number of chicken tenders may vary depending on where they are purchased. Simply cut the chicken to equal 12 pieces.
Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6



  • 12 (4-inch) corn tortillas
  • 13 cup hot sauce
  • 14 cup melted butter
  • 12 deli-fried chicken tenders (about 1 pound)
  • Wooden picks or skewers
  • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
  • 13 cup diced purple onion
  • 14 cup shredded Cheddar cheese,
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Zesty Blue Cheese Sauce

  • 12 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 12 cup cottage cheese
  • 13 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • Pinch of kosher salt



  1. Cook tortillas, in batches, in a hot 10-inch cast iron skillet over medium-high heat 1 minute per side or until lightly charred. Stack between damp paper towels.
  2. Stir together hot sauce and butter in a large bowl; toss chicken in mixture to coat. Place 1 chicken tender in each corn tortilla; secure with a wooden pick. Top with remaining ingredients. Drizzle with Zesty Blue Cheese Sauce.

Zesty Blue Cheese Sauce

  1. Pulse all ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Makes 1 1/3 cups (prep: 5 minutes).


Source of recipe: Rebecca Gordon, Buttermilk Lipstick

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