Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches Recipe

Slow-cooker buffalo chicken sandwiches are a tasty and convenient meal option that can be easily prepared using a slow cooker. Chicken breasts are slow-cooked until they become tender and juicy, then shredded and mixed with a delicious buffalo sauce made with a combination of hot sauce, butter, and spices. These savory chicken shreds are served on a soft bun and can be paired with toppings like blue cheese, ranch dressing, or coleslaw for added flavor and texture. This recipe is ideal for a quick weeknight dinner or a casual get-together with friends and family. The slow cooker does most of the work, leaving you with a satisfying and flavorful meal.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 4-6 hours

Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes – 6 hours 10 minutes

Servings: 6-8

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup hot sauce
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 6-8 soft sandwich buns
  • Optional toppings: blue cheese crumbles, ranch dressing, coleslaw

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together hot sauce, melted butter, white vinegar, garlic powder, onion powder, paprika, salt, and black pepper until thoroughly combined.
  2. Place chicken breasts in a slow cooker and pour the buffalo sauce mixture over the top.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat for 4-6 hours, or until chicken is tender and fully cooked.
  4. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the slow cooker and shred it with two forks.
  5. Return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker and stir well to coat it with the buffalo sauce.
  6. Serve the buffalo chicken on soft sandwich buns with desired toppings.

Nutrition Information (per serving, without toppings):

  • Calories: 360
  • Fat: 17g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Protein: 33g

Note: The nutrition information may vary based on the specific ingredients and toppings used.