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slow cooker buffalo chicken

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

This easy Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken recipe comes together with just five ingredients, making it perfect for meal prep, game-day recipes or even a potluck! 
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Servings: 8
Calories: 235kcal


  • 2 lbs boneless chicken breast or chicken thighs - or a combo of both
  • 1 cup Frank's RedHot - or other cayenne pepper hot sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1/3 cup ghee or butter
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • salt and pepper - to taste


  • Place chicken breasts in the bottom of your slow cooker. Top with remaining ingredients and mix to combine.
  • Cover and cook on high 2-4 hours or low for 5-6 hours, until chicken is tender enough to easily shred with a fork.
  • Shred chicken when tender and return to slow cooker, and let cook on low for another 20 minutes and toss with sauce. Season to taste with any salt and pepper, or additional hot sauce.
  • When ready to enjoy, serve over your favorite salad, wrap, potato, etc.


nutrition info is for 2lbs chicken breast, using ghee and Frank's RedHot.
one serving is approx 4-ounces.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 235kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 14g
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