Southeast Dairy Association - Tiger Tail Chicken Tacos


Clemson Mini Buffalo Chicken Tiger Tail 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 Time25 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 6



  • 12 (4-inch) corn tortillas
  • 1/3 cup hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 12 deli-fried chicken tenders (about 1 pound)
  • Wooden picks or skewers
  • 1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
  • 1/3 cup diced purple onion
  • 1/4 cup shredded Cheddar cheese,
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese

Zesty Blue Cheese Sauce

  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1/3 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • Pinch of kosher salt



  • 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.
    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

  • 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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