Buffalo Chicken Cups are delicious, a crispy wonton filled with a yummy buffalo chicken topped with creamy blue cheese crumbles and scallions..A favorite for parties, if your watching sports on tv or just to make something different and easy to snack on..
2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
1/2 tsp. chili powder
24 wonton wrappers
1 Tbsp. butter, melted
1/2 cup Franks Hot Sauce
1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles
3 scallions, sliced thinly
Preheat oven to 350F degrees.
Brush chicken breasts with olive oil, and then sprinkle evenly with the smoked paprika and chili powder. Place in a baking dish and cook for 20-30 minutes, or until the center is no longer pink and the juices run clear. Remove chicken and let cool, then shred.
Meanwhile, fit a wonton wrapper into each of 24 mini baking cups, pressing the wrappers carefully but firmly into sides of cups. (Be careful to keep the corners of each wonton wrapper open; otherwise you will not be able to fill them!) Bake for 5 minutes or until very lightly browned. Keep wontons in baking cups.
In a medium-sized bowl, stir together the melted butter and hot sauce. Add the chicken and stir until well coated. Then fill each wonton cup with a tablespoon or two of chicken, and then top with a pinch of blue cheese. Return wonton cups to oven and cook for another 5-10 minutes, or until cheese is soft and melty. Remove and top with sliced scallions, and serve warm. These are best served immediately.