The Wendy's Spicy Buffalo Chicken Salad is a piquant new menu item from the QSR brand that aims to offer consumers with a penchant for spicy foods with an alternative option to choose.
The salad is made with the brand's signature lettuce blend along with diced tomatoes, carrots, crispy onions, pepper jack cheese, a buffalo crouton mix and premium pieces of spicy chicken. The salad comes dressed with Marzetti Simply Dressed Buffalo Ranch Dressing that adds a creamy finish that balances perfectly with the fresh and spicy flavor profile created with the aforementioned ingredients.
The Wendy's Spicy Buffalo Chicken Salad comes in both full and half order size options to make it a meal or a flavorful addition to have alongside one of the brands other menu items.
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The Wendy's Spicy Buffalo Chicken Salad is Creamy with a Touch of Heat
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