Staying on Budget

For people who love money.

Crock-Pot Buffalo Chicken

Crock-Pot Buffalo Chicken is a must try if you like buffalo sauce. I love that I can put this on to cook at lunch and know dinner is done.

Crock Pot Buffalo Chicken is perfect if you are at home for lunch but are going to have a busy afternoon. Simply toss the ingredients in the crock pot and you have a delicious dinner ready and waiting for you. 

Cost Per Serving $4.64 as of October 2022

If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $18.56.

If you have a stocked pantry this recipe will cost about $15.59.

  • Cost per serving reduces to $3.90.

I am assuming you have salt and pepper and do not add it into the recipe total cost.


Recipe serves: 4

Serving size: 4 oz chicken & 1 potato

Equipment needed: 1 Crock-Pot and kitchen scale

Total time: 4 -5 hours


Let's grocery shop!

I am assuming you have salt and pepper. It is not included in pantry and spices. There is about $2.97 savings if you have a stocked pantry.

Pantry & Spices

Total: $2.97 as of October 2022

  • onion powder $1.00
  • ranch or blue cheese dressing $1.97


Total: $15.59 as of October 2022

  • 1 pound boneless chicken breasts $9.05
  • 1 bag potatoes $3.28
  • 1 jar franks red sauce $3.26

Let's prep!

Let's cook!

  1. Complete the prep from the prep tab above. 
  2. Place potatoes stacked one on top of the other to one side of the crock pot. 
  3. Add the chicken to the other side of the crock pot. Be sure to get all of the hot sauce from the bowl over the chicken. 
  4. Turn the crock pot on low for 4 – 5 hours. 
  5. Serve chicken on top of the potato with more hot sauce or dressing if desired. Enjoy! 

This recipe can also be found in Weekly Dinners for 2 under $45 – Menu 3

Side Options

Vegetables such as broccoli, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, carrots, etc. 

Side Salad

© 2022 Staying On Budget LLC is owned and operated by Staying On Budget LLC.

Staying On Budget LLC is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program and earns from qualifying purchases. 

Related articles

Teriyaki Chicken Thighs and Roasted Frozen Vegetables

Teriyaki Chicken Thighs and Roasted Frozen Vegetables is a great budget friendly meal that will fill up your family.

Yogurt Marinated Chicken

Yogurt Marinated Chicken is great served with hummus, roasted vegetables and pita bread.

Grilled Apricot Chicken Breasts

Grilled Apricot Chicken Breasts gains a smokey flavor from the grill and pairs really nice with the sweetness of the apricot preserves.

Christin Lee


It is fun to think that there might be a short cut but the reality is planning plus diligence equals financial freedom.

My Favorite Articles