Stuffed Buffalo Chicken – The Cookie Rookie®


This delicious stuffed buffalo chicken recipe is so tasty and ready to serve in 30 minutes. Cooked in one skillet, it’s an easy meal that the whole family will love!

skillet with buffalo stuffed chicken topped with ranch and blue cheese

Buffalo Stuffed Chicken

Buffalo is one of my favorite sauces, and I’ll never skip an opportunity to include it in a recipe! This stuffed buffalo chicken is a real winner!

Chicken breasts are stuffed with a seasoned cream cheese mixture and they come out perfectly juicy and tangy for a delicious easy dinner.

Finish with some ranch and blue cheese crumbles for a real treat!

If you love buffalo as much as me, be sure to check out my Buffalo Chicken Dip and Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad.

Why you’ll love this Stuffed Buffalo Chicken Recipe:

  • Quick: Simple to prep and quick to cook, this dinner is ready to serve in 30 minutes.
  • Easy dinner: This is a great recipe to add you your weekly meal rota. Simple ingredients and it’s sure to please every time!
  • One pan: This recipe is cooked in one skillet on the stovetop, making clean up a breeze!
skillet with buffalo stuffed chicken topped with ranch and blue cheese
skillet buffalo stuffed chicken with sauce

How to make buffalo stuffed chicken

Be sure to see the recipe card below for full ingredients & instructions!

  • Mix together the cream cheese for the filling.
  • Season the chicken breasts and cut a pocket in each one.
  • Stuff the breasts with the filling.
  • Add the breasts to a hot skillet and brush with buffalo sauce.
  • Cook on both sides until cooked through.
  • Finish with ranch dressing and blue cheese crumbles.

side shot of tuscan chicken in cream sauce with wooden spoon

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

72+ Easy Chicken Recipes

See our Chicken Guide for ALL the best chicken recipes plus tips and tricks for juicy chicken every time.

Easy Chicken Recipes

stuffed buffalo chicken topped with ranch and blue cheese
skillet with buffalo stuffed chicken topped with ranch and blue cheese

Can you make it ahead of time?

This buffalo stuffed chicken is best served straight away. If you like, you can stuff the chicken breasts a few hours before cooking them and keep them covered in the fridge.

If you have leftovers, they will keep for 3 days. To reheat, cover them with foil and put in the oven at 350F for 10 to 15 minutes until warmed through.

Can you freeze raw stuffed chicken breasts?

If you want to be super organized, you can freeze the stuffed chicken breasts. Stuff them and secure with toothpicks, then freeze in a container. They will be good for up to 3 months. Thaw them in the fridge overnight before cooking and following the rest of the recipe.

What do you serve them with?

These buffalo stuffed chicken breasts are great to serve with all kinds of veggie and potato sides. Try them with:

Pair this Buffalo Stuffed Chicken with:

buffalo stuffed chicken breast topped with ranch
up close image of buffalo stuffed chicken breast

Tips!

  • Take care to not cut all the way through the chicken breasts when you make the pocket.
  • If the chicken breasts don’t close once you’ve stuffed them, secure them in place with toothpicks. Just remember to remove them before serving!
  • The oil should be hot and glistening when you add the chicken breasts to the skillet.
  • Let the chicken rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
sliced stuffed buffalo chicken

40 cl

More Chicken Skillet Recipes

Once you’ve made this Stuffed Buffalo Chicken, be sure to try these other chicken recipes made in a skillet!

See More Chicken

If you make this recipe be sure to upload a photo in the comment section below or leave a rating. Enjoy!