Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken
Learn an easy 3 ingredient, 5 minute, recipe for Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken. Don't you love recipes that are low on preparation time, but result in lots of delicious food? This crock pot buffalo chicken recipe is one of those recipes. A bit of magic happens when you combine chicken, ranch seasoning, and buffalo sauce in a crockpot. After 4-6 hours you will have tender, juicy, spicy chicken and shreds easily.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Chicken Thighs or Breasts
of Franks Buffalo Sauce
packet dry Ranch Dressing Mix
Pour the hot sauce and the ranch dressing into the crock pot. Whisk together.
Add the chicken and submerge it in the buffalo sauce.
Cook on low for 4-6 hours.
Transfer the chicken to a large bowl and shred it using two forks. This will be very easy because the chicken will be very tender. Once the chicken is shredded, stir in extra buffalo sauce from the crock pot until the chicken reaches your desired level of spiciness.
Before we get to the recipe, I wanted to explain the difference between Frank's Red Hot and Frank's Buffalo Sauce. Red Hot is a hot sauce. Buffalo sauce is made with hot sauce, but has additional ingredients and is not as spicy. You want to use buffalo sauce for this recipe, not Red Hot.