Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken

Dish Info

My kids love buffalo wings, and this Keto Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken gives us all the flavor with minimal effort and mess. I often make this recipe on the weekends, doubling it so that I have it on hand for easy meals during the week. You will love how easy this is to throw together in your Crock Pot or Instant Pot.


– 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs – 1 cup Franks Buffalo Sauce – ¼ cup butter – 1 tablespoon brown sugar substitute like Surkin Gold or Swerve – 2 teaspoons smoked paprika – 1 teaspoon garlic powder or minced garlic – ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper optional – Salt and Pepper to taste

Slow Cooker Instructions – Place chicken, hot sauce, butter, brown sugar substitute, smoked paprika, garlic powder and cayenne pepper in a slow cooker.

– Season to taste with salt and pepper.

– Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours, or low for 6 to 8. – Use forks to shred the chicken.

Instant Pot Instructions – Put the buffalo sauce in the bottom of the instant pot.  Add the chicken and butter.

– Sprinkle with the brown sugar substitute, smoked paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper.  Season to taste with salt and pepper.

– Place the lid on the instant pot and set to seal.  Cook on high pressure for 12 minutes. – Do a quick release and allow to sit for another 5 minutes.