Buffalo Chicken Recipes for Game Day

A popular appetizer recipe for game day and super bowl is buffalo chicken flavor. Here are the Best Buffalo Chicken Recipes and side dishes for buffalo chicken.

Game Day. To some, there is nothing better than sitting down to watch the big game, whether it’s Sunday game day, football games, or a super bowl party.

It’s a time for gathering with friends and family for great conversations, cheering on your team – and eating the best food.

Whether you are hosting and need game day food, or need a potluck appetizer – we got you with the ever-popular foods with using signature spicy buffalo sauce.

It’s a game-day favorite so get on board

The Best Buffalo Chicken Recipes

Below are the best recipes with buffalo chicken! Enjoy!

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

By far the most favorite appetizer for game day is Buffalo Chicken Dip. This Super Bowl Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe is an easy recipe that can be made in under 30 minutes too.

The Best Chicken Dip Recipe with cheddar cheese (and some mozzarella cheese) and frank’s red hot sauce this will please the masses among all the other party dips. Guaranteed.

With just 5 ingredients this delicious buffalo chicken dip tastes just like buffalo chicken wings dipped in ranch dressing. So perfect for your next party, and makes great leftovers too.

I used canned chicken for this easy buffalo chicken dip recipe but feel free to use leftover chicken if you’d like. You just need shredded chicken.

I also include crock pot method for making this cheesy dip into crock pot buffalo chicken dip as well!

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Wings

Chicken wings always make an excellent party food. So it’s no surprise that Buffalo Chicken Wings are up there as one of the most popular chicken wing flavours.

Our restaurant-style delicious appetizer wings are baked and not fried, using simple ingredients and so easy to make.

Buffalo wing sauce is finger licking good. Your guests will devour these Crispy Buffalo Wings.

These spicy chicken wings can even be made in the air fryer too, just follow the instructions in our Air Fryer Chicken Wings.

Buffalo Chicken WIngs

Buffalo Chicken Wraps

Buffalo Chicken Wraps aren’t just for an easy lunch idea. These take no time at all to make, and make the best handheld snack food.

Using leftover chicken, leftover chicken breast or rotisserie chicken, and just a few ingredients, these wraps have all the food groups.

You can use the same instructions to make buffalo chicken sandwiches or buffalo chicken sliders instead of soft flour tortilla too. Use buns or bread and cut into 4 and you have little sandwiches everyone loves.

two wraps on a plate with vegetables

Buffalo Chicken Soup

Again not just for lunch or an easy dinner idea, Buffalo Chicken Soup is great for potlucks as well. It’s hearty and warms you up – and a perfect fall food.

In a world of messy handheld appetizers, a comforting soup will be most welcome for everyone.

Plus these have bacon bits and green onions for topping. You can even add in some sweet potatoes if you’d like to make a complete meal.

Buffalo Chicken Soup has all the right flavours that one would expect in a buffalo chicken recipe, combined to perfection.

a spoonful of chicken soup over a bowl

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

When entertaining for any occasion, or just to have a healthier option – you need a variation on a favourite.

This is why we love these Buffalo Cauliflower Bites. This perfect finger food uses fresh cauliflower instead of meat or calorie heavy foods. You get that crispy crunch, without the extra fat and carbs.

It’s a spicy party appetizer that is a healthier low carb vegetarian version to chicken wings.

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

What to Serve with Buffalo Chicken

What I love best about all these buffalo sauce recipes, is the best side dishes that compliment them.

The following side dishes go with ALL!

So whether it’s football season or a special occasion, or watching your kids football game – the event doesn’t matter.

Likewise, the following side dishes are great with the best buffalo chicken dip recipe to a lunchtime buffalo chicken sandwich.

When it comes to side dishes for buffalo chicken, here are some great suggestions. A great option is to pick at least a few for plenty of choices.

The key here is to pick from two categories: Fresh crunchy veggies and breads.

When choosing sides for such a bold, spicy food flavor, look to the cooling and smooth texture of foods to contrast.

Fresh Vegetables

  • Carrot Sticks
  • Celery Sticks
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Simple green salad
  • Fresh Parsley for garnish

Breads / Carbs


  • Blue Cheese Dressing or Blue Cheese Dip
  • Ranch Dressing

Other Side Dishes

Tip for Making Buffalo Chicken Recipes

The best tip I have for you is to have some plastic wrap or many airtight container ready. Everyone will want to take them home and have more the next day.

Also get ready to have recipe requests as well, they will all be a crowd favorite.


Created by Tammi Roy

Tammi Roy is the founder of My Organized Chaos, a Canadian food and lifestyle blog. She lives in Alberta, Canada and is the mom of three beautiful teenage girls. Tammi’s passions are her family, creating and sharing delicious recipes, travelling and photography. Learn more about Tammi.

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