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This is a pinterest pin for healthy buffalo chicken. The healthy buffalo chicken is in a glass bowl and is shredded and orange. You can also see this buffalo chicken in a wrap with veggies.
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Healthy Buffalo Chicken

This is the best 3-ingredient healthy buffalo chicken! To make this easy and delicious recipe, you only need 3 ingredients and a slow cooker.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buffalo chicken dip, buffalo chicken wrap, healthy buffalo chicken, healthy dinner, slow cooker
Servings: 6
Calories: 173kcal
Author: Jordan Smith

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken breast about 3 large
  • 1/2 cup Frank's Buffalo Sauce
  • 1/2 ranch seasoning packet about 3 tbsp
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place chicken breast into slow cooker.
  • Mix the sauce ingredients together (buffalo sauce and ranch seasoning).
  • Pour the sauce over chicken into the slow cooker.
  • Cook on high 3-4 hours.
  • Remove the chicken from the sauce and shred.
  • Add the shredded chicken back to the sauce.

Notes

  • To make this creamier: Stir in cream cheese, sour cream, or greek yogurt at the end of the cooking time
  • To make this sweeter: Add in a little honey, maple syrup, or BBQ sauce to the sauce
  • To make this spicier: Add in some spices or additional hot sauce
  • Instead of chicken: Try this same recipe with chicken tenderloin, pork tenderloin, chicken thighs, or even tuna
  • To garnish: Add some green onions, greek yogurt, or cheese!
  • To shred the chicken: Use two forks or use the hook attachment on a Kitchen Aid Standing Mixer.

Nutrition

Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 795mg | Potassium: 559mg | Vitamin A: 45IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 1mg