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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

These Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches are finger lickin' good! And the best part? This recipe is made in the crockpot!
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  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into 1.5 inch pieces. ( this is the part I omitted)
  • coarse salt and pepper
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1.5 inch pieces. skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1.5 inch pieces.
  • 1 medium yellow onion diced small
  • 1 medium red bell pepper seeded, diced small
  • 14.5 oz can of tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Franks hot sauce
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 3 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 garlic cloves roughly chopped


  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add chicken breasts, season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook until meat is golden brown, 5 mins. With a slotted spoon, transfer to a slow cooker, leaving as much oil behind as possible. Repeat with chicken thighs.
  • To the skillet, add onion, garlic and bell pepper and cook over medium heat.
  • Stir constantly, until onion is translucent, 6 mins.
  • Add 1/4 cup water and cook, stirring and scraping up browned bits from skillet for about 5 mins. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to slow cooker.
  • To the slow cooker, add tomatoes, hot pepper sauce, Worcestershire, mustard, and brown sugar. Stir to combine and cook either on high for 4 hours or low for 6. After done cooking, shred chick with a fork, season to taste. Add to your favorite fun and top with some coleslaw!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 259kcal (13%)Carbohydrates: 14g (5%)Protein: 32g (64%)Fat: 7g (11%)Saturated Fat: 1g (5%)Cholesterol: 120mg (40%)Sodium: 695mg (29%)Potassium: 815mg (23%)Fiber: 2g (8%)Sugar: 9g (10%)Vitamin A: 810IU (16%)Vitamin C: 35.5mg (43%)Calcium: 56mg (6%)Iron: 2.4mg (13%)