Ultra Simple Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

reader reviews

"We love this recipe! I actually ended up making it twice and we were excited to eat it and didn't want to wait.” ~ Marisa

key ingredients:

chicken breasts or thighs butter cayanne pepper sauce garlic powder onion powder salt

about this recipe

easy prep make ahead dairy-free

Slightly spicy and oh-so delicious, this 5-ingredient slow cooker buffalo chicken is the ultimate weeknight crock pot recipe. It’s an easy, flavor-packed recipe that can be used in so many different ways!

STEP 1:

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Gather ingredients.

STEP 2:

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Combine marinade ingredients.

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Set aside half of the marinade.

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Add chicken & half of the sauce to slow cooker.

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Cover and cook.

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Shred or cut into bite-sized pieces.

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Add back to the slow cooker along with remaining sauce. Toss to coat.

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Serve as is, or in toasted buns topped with creamy cabbage slaw and blue cheese crumbles.

Not only is this an easy recipe to assemble, but it’s so easy to double, meal prep, and freeze. Save yourself time later by doubling the ingredients and follow the recipe cooking instructions.  After cooking, serve half the recipe now and freeze half for another week.

make it ahead:

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