Healthy Buffalo Chicken Recipe (slow cooker)

Looking for an easy, delicious way to spice up your meal prep? This  Buffalo Chicken Recipe is not only a crowd-pleaser but also aligns perfectly with your health goals.

 Ideal for those on the hunt for easy healthy recipes that support weight loss without sacrificing flavor, this dish is a powerhouse of nutrition. 

Packed with high protein and low carb ingredients, it’s an excellent addition to your healthy recipes. Whether you’re planning your meals for the week or just need a quick dinner option, this high protein meal prep recipe is simple to make, delicious to eat, and hard to beat. 


  • 2 pounds boneless/skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp garlic minced
  • 16 ounces low sodium chicken stock
  • 12 ounces Frank’s Hot sauce 1 bottle
  • Optional: tabasco


  1. Place chopped onion and minced garlic at the bottom of the crockpot. Place chicken on top. Then cover with low sodium chicken stock.
  2. Cover chicken with Frank’s hot sauce (add Tabasco if you would like additional spice)
  3. Cook on low heat for 6 hours
  4. Once cooked, set aside 1/2 cup of broth and pour out the remaining.
  5. Return chicken and 1/2 cup of saved broth to crockpot and cook on high heat for an additional 30 minutes
  6. Enjoy

Try Buffalo BBQ Chicken by replacing the 12 ounces of hot sauce with 1/4 cup Stubs Sugar Free BBQ Sauce and 1/2 Cup Franks Red Hot Sauce!

Makes 6 servings

  • Protein: 58.6 g Fat: 5.4 g Carbohydrates: 1 g

This Buffalo Chicken recipe is the perfect solution for anyone looking to infuse their diet with high protein, low carb options without spending hours in the kitchen.

This recipe not only caters to your taste buds with its mouth watering flavors but also aligns with your health and fitness goals, making it a versatile choice for easy healthy recipes and meal prep.

How can I make this recipe spicier?

If you’re looking to add more heat, you can increase the amount of Frank’s Red Hot sauce or add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the mix. Adjust according to your spice tolerance.

What are some healthy sides to serve with this buffalo chicken?

Opt for low-carb sides like a fresh green salad, steamed vegetables, or cauliflower rice to keep your meal balanced and nutritious.

Can I store leftovers, and how?

Absolutely! Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days. Reheat in the microwave or on the stove, adding a little broth or water to keep the chicken moist.

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