Easy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches & The ABCs of Me

I had leftover chicken from the Creamed Chicken I made the other evening, and I wasn’t 100% sure what I was going to do with it. After picking up some sesame seed rolls at Buttercrust, I decided I’d just make chicken sandwiches. Jay hinted he’d like something with spice, so I tossed ours with buffalo sauce, topped with cheese and popped them under the broiler.

Easy Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
And Easy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches were born!

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Of course, I left the bambino’s plain. I was shocked last week when he helped me make chicken enchiladas, tried the enchilada sauce, declared it good (and granted, I did only use mild sauce), and then proceeded to eat an entire enchilada without much prompting. I have a feeling it’ll be awhile before I can convince him to try buffalo sauce, though.

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Yield: 4

Easy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Easy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 12 oz. cooked chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 to 1/3 C buffalo wing sauce (I always use Frank's)
  • 4 large rolls (such as Kaiser rolls), split
  • 4 slices provolone cheese


Preheat the broiler. Line a baking sheet with foil and set aside.

In a medium bowl, whisk together the buffalo sauce and the melted butter.

Add the chicken and toss together. Pop in the microwave for about a minute, just to take the chill off the meat (if you don't have/don't use a microwave, you can do this in a medium saucepan over medium-low heat--It'll just take longer).

Place about 1/2 C of the chicken on each of the bottoms of the rolls. Top with a slice of cheese and pop under the broiler for roughly 5 minutes, or until the cheese is melted and starting to brown.

Top with the other half of the roll and serve!

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If you’re normal and not like me, you could easily add shredded carrots and/or diced celery to the chicken mixture. Or you could serve carrot and celery sticks on the side, rather than fries like I did!

This will be a bit of a long post, as I came across one of those “get to know you” memes on a blog called Pies and Plots. I’m pretty sure I did another version of this many moons ago, but I’m a dork and love filling these things out, so here we go!

A: Attached or Single?

B: Best Friend?
Political correctness would probably dictate I name Jay as my best friend since we’re married and all that…And I suppose for the most part, that’s true. If I had to pick someone besides Jay, I’d choose my sister Kendra.

C: Cake or Pie?
Cake. I can take or leave pie.

D: Day of Choice?
Saturday. It always means there’s still one more day to the weekend.

E: Essential Item?
Underpants? I don’t leave home without them.

F: Favorite Color?

G: Gummy Bears or Worms?
Neither–I’m not a big fan of anything gummy, unless it’s Sour Patch Kids.

H: Hometown?
Cincinnati, Ohio.

I: Favorite Indulgence?
Oh, Baileys Irish Cream at the end of a crappy day.

J: January or July?
This is a tough one. The bambino’s birthday is in January, but I have issues with Seasonal Affective Disorder. I also hate extremes in temperature, so July’s not really my favorite either. Guess that means it’s a wash.

K: Kids?
Just my bambino. The light and love of my life.

L: Life isn’t complete without?

M: Marriage date?
21 October. I wanted something closer to Halloween, but the hall where our wedding and reception was held was booked for that weekend.

N: Number of siblings?
Two sisters and two non-DNA-related brothers.

O: Oranges or Apples?

P: Phobias?
They-Which-Shall-Not-Be-Named, claustrophobia, acrophobia, and whatever the fear of deep water is.

Q: Quotes?
My favorite, from Ralph Waldo Emerson: “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.”

R: Reasons to Smile?
Hugs from my bambino, sunshine, coffee, evenings with my family.

S: Season of Choice?

T: Tag Five People
Meh–If you have a blog and want to do this, feel free!

U: Unknown Fact about Me?
I absolutely despise cats, but I adore Hello Kitty. It’s one of the few “girly” things I allow myself.

V: Vegetable?
Meh. Vegetables and I don’t really get along. If I had to pick something, I’d probably choose salad greens.

W: Worst Habit?

X: X-ray or Ultrasound?
X-Ray. Ultrasounds are slimy.

Y:  Your Favorite Food?
Tiramisu. Or burgers.

Z: Zodiac Sign?
Scorpio. I fit the personality profile of a Scorpio to a T.

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2 Replies to “Easy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches & The ABCs of Me”

  1. I’m so glad you did the ABCs! It’s great to learn more about you! My mom is also from Cincinnati. And I love Hello Kitty too. Years ago my parents bought me a gold and diamond pendant necklace of Hello Kitty. I still wear it all the time.

    • Jay (my husband) makes fun of my liking of Hello Kitty. I have a Hello Kitty lunchbox I bring to work on occasion, and I always get comments on it. :)

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