Sluggish Cooker Buffalo Hen is a straightforward crockpot recipe and an ideal make-ahead meal for busy weeknights. You can also make it hearty by serving the shredded buffalo rooster stuffed in a baked candy potato or common potato or maintain it gentle and serve it on high of a mattress of greens or tucked in a lettuce wrap. Both manner is totally scrumptious. This recipe is wholesome, healthful and whole30-friendly!

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes in a silver pan

Let the gradual cooker (or prompt pot) do the work!

Sluggish Cooker Buffalo Hen is a recipe you’ll wish to add to your weeknight dinner menu. The combo of warmth from the Buffalo sauce with the coolness from the ranch creates a mix that may’t be beat. It will get higher as a result of this crockpot buffalo rooster recipe makes use of easy and clear components and it’s fast to arrange. It takes simply quarter-hour of your time to make the home made buffalo sauce, throw the components in a gradual cooker and whip up the homemade ranch. In the event you decide to make use of a pre-made buffalo sauce and ranch dressing which is most positively an choice, then it is going to take simply 5 minutes! It actually can’t get simpler.

Overhead view of Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes

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Components you’ll want for this Whole30 Buffalo Hen

  • Hen breast or thighs –  suggest 1 lb. of every
  • Sizzling pepper sauce – (equivalent to Whole30 appropriate Frank’s Purple Sizzling or Sriracha-not Whole30 appropriate)
  • Ghee, coconut oil or butter (butter, not Whole30 appropriate)
  • Coconut aminos
  • Garlic powder
  • Cayenne – (non-obligatory – provides extra warmth)
  • Baked candy potatoes – (about 7 oz. every raw)
  • Ranch dressing – Do-it-yourself or store-bought

In search of ease and comfort? This recipe additionally works nice with Tessemae’s Buffalo Sauce or The New Primal Buffalo Sauce each of that are Whole30 Authorized.

make Sluggish Cooker Buffalo Hen

  • Place rooster in a gradual cooker set on low.
  • In a small saucepan on medium-high warmth, mix the recent sauce, ghee, coconut aminos, garlic powder and non-obligatory cayenne. Stir collectively and warmth till ghee is melted.
  • Pour sauce into the gradual cooker.
  • Prepare dinner for 4-6 hours on low or till rooster is tender.
  • Take away rooster from gradual cooker and shred with two forks. Return shredded rooster to gradual cooker and toss with sauce.
  • Flip gradual cooker to heat (or stay on low) till able to serve.
  • Serve rooster in baked candy potatoes and drizzle with buffalo sauce and ranch, if desired.

close up view of Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes

Can Sluggish Cooker Buffalo Hen be made within the Prompt Pot?

Positive can! To make Prompt Pot Buffalo Hen, merely observe the directions as written via steps 3. Set the Prompt Pot for quarter-hour on excessive stress. When the time is up, naturally launch for 10 minutes earlier than unlocking lid and shredding.

serve the Shredded Buffalo Hen

We wish to serve Shredded Buffalo Hen stuffed in a candy potato and drizzled with ranch with a facet of roasted broccoli. It makes for one satisfying, mouth-watering meal. It can be served in a daily baked potato or in the event you’d like one thing slightly lighter, we suggest serving it in a lettuce leaf or on a mattress of greens and naturally with a drizzle of ranch.

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Freeze Sluggish Cooker Buffalo Hen

It is a nice recipe to double and freeze half for a future meal. We’re all about tucking meals away within the freezer. It’s a technique we use to set your self up for dinner success throughout a busy weeknight sooner or later. Merely permit the shredded buffalo rooster cool after which switch it to a glass hermetic container. Retailer within the freezer for as much as 3 months. You may also portion the Whole30 buffalo rooster out into particular person servings with the intention to pull out precisely the quantity you want when it time to serve.

reheat Sluggish Cooker Buffalo Hen from frozen

Set the container in heat water till it thaws simply sufficient to take away it. Switch the shredded buffalo rooster block to a pan and warmth it over medium warmth breaking it aside because it thaws. It’s able to serve when it’s scorching. You may also reheat the buffalo rooster in a gradual cooker or prompt pot.

To reheat within the prompt pot, use the sauté setting and break the rooster aside because it thaws for about 5 minutes. Then place the lid on the Prompt Pot and change the valve to sealing. Choose the steam perform and set the time for five minutes. As soon as the time is up, launch the stress and examine to see if it’s heated via. If not you may both add extra time or use the sauté perform once more to complete heating via.

Overhead view of Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sweet Potatoes on a white plate with brocolli

Different wholesome buffalo rooster recipes to attempt

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Sluggish Cooker Buffalo Hen

A hearty and wholesome, whole30-friendly, gradual cooker buffalo rooster that’s shredded and stuffed inside a wonderfully baked or grill candy potato. A recipe for all you buffalo rooster followers.

  • Writer: Stacie Hassing
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Prepare dinner Time: 5 hours
  • Whole Time: 5 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Delicacies: Whole30, Paleo, Dairy-Free
SLOW COOKER BUFFALO CHICKEN STUFFED SWEET POTATOES

Components

  • 2 lbs. boneless rooster breast or thighs (suggest 1 lb. of every)
  • 1 cup scorching pepper sauce (equivalent to Entire30 appropriate Frank’s Purple Sizzling or Sriracha-not Entire30 appropriate)
  • 1/3 cup ghee, coconut oil or butter (butter, not Whole30 appropriate
  • 3 Tbsp. coconut aminos
  • 1 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne (non-obligatory – provides extra warmth)
  • 8 small baked sweet potatoes (about 7 oz. every raw)
  • Ranch dressing (home made or store-bought)

Directions

  1. Place rooster in a gradual cooker set on low.
  2. In a small saucepan on medium-high warmth, mix the recent sauce, ghee, coconut aminos, garlic powder and non-obligatory cayenne. Stir collectively and warmth till ghee is melted.
  3. Pour sauce into the gradual cooker.
  4. Prepare dinner for 4-6 hours on low or till rooster is tender.
  5. Take away rooster from gradual cooker and shred with two forks. Return shredded rooster to gradual cooker and toss with sauce.
  6. Flip gradual cooker to heat (or stay on low) till able to serve.
  7. Serve rooster in baked candy potatoes and drizzle with buffalo sauce and ranch, if desired.

Prompt pot instructions:

  1. Comply with the directions as written as an alternative in a gradual cooker via steps 3.
  2. Set the Prompt Pot for quarter-hour on excessive stress.
  3. When time is up, naturally launch for 10 minutes earlier than unlocking lid and shredding.

Notes

Buffalo Hen solely (no candy potato or ranch dressing): 221 Energy, 13 g Fats, 435 mg Sodium, 3 g Carbohydrate, 3 g Fiber, 22 g Protein.

Vitamin

  • Serving Measurement: 1/8 of recipe + 1 small candy potato
  • Energy: 320
  • Sugar: 9 g
  • Sodium: 500 mg
  • Fats: 13 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 24 g

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About Stacie Hassing

Stacie is a Licensed and Registered Dietitian from rural southern Minnesota the place she, her husband and daughter reside with their two pups. She’s a co-founder of The Actual Meals RDs and content material creator of easy and healthful recipes. She loves all types of health and has a ardour to encourage as many as she will reside a more healthy and happier life each out and in of the kitchen – the driving power behind the co-development of the The Actual Meals RDs model.