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Crock-Pot Buffalo Chicken

If you like buffalo sauce this chicken recipe is a must try!

If you are at home for lunch but are going to have a busy afternoon this is the perfect recipe to stick in the crock pot and know you have a delicious dinner ready and waiting for you. 


If you have ZERO ingredients then this recipe will cost about $18.56 as of October 2022.

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

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. Place potatoes stacked one on top of the other to one side of the crock pot. 
  2. 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. 
  3. Turn the crock pot on low for 4 – 5 hours. 
  4. Serve chicken on top of the potato with more hot sauce or dressing if desired. Enjoy! 

This recipe can also be found in Extreme Menu 3 – Family of 2

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