SparkPeople Advertisers Keep the Site Free

4.2 of 5 (47)
Create a Recipe Makeover

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 115.2
  • Total Fat: 4.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 51.8 mg
  • Sodium: 590.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 16.1 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken calories by ingredient
Report Inappropriate Recipe

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

Submitted by: TISHARAY
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

Introduction

Good in sandwiches, on pizza, and stuffed into a baked potato, this spicy chicken is far lighter than Buffalo wings.
Good in sandwiches, on pizza, and stuffed into a baked potato, this spicy chicken is far lighter than Buffalo wings.

Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
    3 tablespoons Buffalo wing sauce
    1/2 (1 ounce) package dry ranch salad dressing mix
    1 tablespoon unsalted butter

Tips

Add an sliced onion to the slow cooker before cooking, if desired.


Directions

Place the chicken breasts into a slow cooker, and pour in wing sauce, butter, and the ranch dressing mix. Cover, and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours.

Shred the chicken using two forks, and cook 10 to 20 more minutes.

Serves 4: 3 ounces cooked chicken per serving.






Great Stories from around the Web


Rate This Recipe



Member Ratings For This Recipe


  • Very Good
    18 of 19 people found this review helpful
    If you're worried about excess liquid or sodium in this recipe try this: 1) instead of cooking chicken in wing sauce, cover in water with a a few tsp of vinegar in crockpot, 2) dump water, shred chicken and add wing sauce or hotsauce+butter or oil to taste. I serve with romaine as a wrap. Delish. - 2/1/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This is my boyfriends favorite recipe! I shred the chicken and eat it on flour tortillas with lettuce and fat free ranch. Easy to make and really tasty if you like spicy food. I use Frank's Red Hot Buffalo Sauce. The sauce you use will make all the difference with this recipe. - 4/3/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    We love hot wings, but hate the calories. My husband and I loved this recipe. It was like eating hot wings, but not feeling guilty later. - 1/18/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I used Ashanti's wing sauce, which has a lot less calories and sodium than other brands. It was delish! We made wraps with La Tortilla Factory tortillas, 1 tbsp Marie's Light Blue Cheese dressing, and spinach. Yum! - 10/3/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Delish!!! There were only 2 brands of buffalo wing sauce at the store; I bought the one with signifantly less sodium. It pays to read labels!!! - 1/28/14

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Thanks for the recipe. I'm trying right now. I put about 30 oz. of frozen ckn. in with 1 T ranch powder and 1 C hot sauce on top. I'll see how it turns out. I usually put some 1/3 less fat cream cheese in afterwards. Man, my mouth is watering as I type. I'll let you know! - 9/25/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i'm going to try this... i'd like to eat it "stuffed" into a baked potato and sprinkle a tablespoon on bleu cheese on top.
    and it does sound amazing, but i might cook the chicken and then add the seasonings to taste to save on sodium.. thanks for the great idea - 6/21/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Awesome!!! First day we made spinach and herb wraps, we then used leftovers in quesadillas!!! - 6/17/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No

  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I thought this was good. I didn't shred it after it was done and put it back in the pot like it said. I instead took it out, shredded and then used the remaining liquid just as drizzle. I'll make it again and have leftovers for lunch! - 4/6/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No


  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm making it right now and it smells great! - 10/2/09

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Delicious! I made it for my boyfriend and he remarked that he "could eat this every day and still love it!" Definitely a keeper for my recipe collection. - 2/27/14

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • This recipe is SO easy and SO delicious! I made it exactly as listed, using Frank's Buffalo Sauce, and I was worried that because there was so little liquid it would come out dry, but the meat was perfectly moist and infused with flavor. Next we're going to try it in homemade mac & cheese! - 2/15/14

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Can anyone give advice on this recipe? There are no liquids, and the little that came out of the chicken evaporated, so it all dried out and burned in less than six hours, even on the low setting. ?? What could I have done wrong? - 10/15/13

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I gave this rating instead of higher, only because it was too vinegary for me. That comes strictly from the sauce I used (Franks). Next time we will use a teriyaki sauce if we can find one that isn't too unhealthy. - 7/14/13

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • First things first: Delish! Second: I used a local sauce called Syberg's. Lower in sodium than Frank's, et. al. I might look for something hotter next time though. I used 3 lbs of chicken, and had 60oz of cooked chicken. Enough for 15 4oz services at 150cal, and 621mg of sodium per serving. Not bad! - 6/23/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I have printed this recipe and I am going to make it for dinner tomorrow night. Sounds super yummy though! - 1/4/12

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I didn't care for this at all and threw out all the leftovers after a few days of no one eating off of them. It may have been the low sodium sauce I used so I will try it one more time using a regular sauce. - 12/5/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Delicious - 10/27/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I have this (without butter) in the crockpot today. For those worried about the sodium -- yes, it is high. BUT, you are not really eating ALL of the sauce (source of the sodium) -- most stays in crockpot. Search for a sauce with low sodium or do as others suggested and use less. - 9/14/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • awesome... thats all I can say. I wish it was a little hotter but its pretty nice the way it is. - 5/23/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • yummy - 2/6/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • This was such a good recipe! My whole family loved it. I used a low carb whole wheat tortilla to put it in(45 c.) and my children ate it on little rolls. I added a little lite blue cheese dressing to crock pot as well. - 2/3/11

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Chicken was moist. I loved it, my husband thought it was "okay", so only rated this a 4 star. - 12/4/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • Made this for my husband and I and we loved it!! I did use the bottled dressing instead of the dry mix and it still turned out great. A little to spicy for the kids, but the adults loved it! Thanks for this recipe - 10/12/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No
  • I haven't tried it but I will tomorrow, so 5 stars for you! I am from Buffalo, and I am betting this will be so dam good! Going to use Franks Hot Sauce in it!! Thanks for posting! - 10/9/10

    Was this review helpful?   yes  No