Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Come home to a warm and delicious dinner for family - these chicken sandwiches are made easily in a slow cooker.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

7:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

sandwiches

1
package (3.35 lb) boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 14 thighs)
1 3/4
cups Buffalo wing sauce
1
English (seedless) cucumber
12
large sandwich buns, split
3/4
cup crumbled blue cheese
  1. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. Pour 1 cup of the Buffalo wing sauce over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  2. Remove chicken from cooker; place in medium bowl. Place strainer over another medium bowl. Strain juices from cooker; skim fat from juices. Reserve 1 1/2 cups juices. Stir chicken to separate into pieces. Return chicken to cooker; stir in reserved juices. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  3. Meanwhile, cut cucumber in half crosswise. With vegetable peeler, cut 1 strip of peel lengthwise from 1 cucumber half; discard strip that is mostly peel. Continue cutting thin strips lengthwise from cucumber, making about 18 strips. Repeat with other half of cucumber. Set strips aside.
  4. Fill each bun with 1/2 cup chicken mixture, about 3 strips of cucumber, 1 tablespoon of the remaining wing sauce and 1 tablespoon blue cheese.
Makes 12 sandwiches
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen Tips
For a quick appetizer, fill purchased mini fillo shells with the chicken mixture, and top with finely diced celery and a dollop of creamy dressing.
Are you blue at the thought of using blue cheese? Substitute another cheese if desired.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Sandwich)
  • Calories 400
    • (Calories from Fat 140),
  • Total Fat 15g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 85mg;
  • Sodium 1390mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 4 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.