Buffalo Chicken Sliders

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Rather than wings, make these delicious buffalo chicken sliders for your gameday crowd! You can make the shredded buffalo chicken in your slow cooker, so it's super easy to make a big batch and keep it warm for a party or tailgate.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 sliders (5 cups chicken mixture)

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 - 2 ½ pound skinless, boneless chicken thighs or breast halves

  • 1 14.5 ounce can reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 cup sliced celery

  • 1 cup buffalo wing sauce, such as Frank's Red Hot

  • 16 sweet Hawaiian rolls or slider buns, split

  • Blue cheese salad dressing

  • Carrot and/or celery sticks

Directions

  1. In a 12-inch skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken, half at a time, and cook 8 minutes or until browned, turning once.

  2. Place chicken in a 3 1/2- or 4-qt. slow cooker. Add broth and sliced celery. Cover and cook on low 6 to 7 hours or high 3 to 3 1/2 hours.

  3. Remove chicken from cooker and shred using two forks. Pour cooking liquid into a bowl. Return chicken to cooker. Stir in buffalo wing sauce and, if needed, enough of the cooking liquid to moisten chicken.

  4. After toting, keep warm, covered, on warm or low up to 2 hours if desired. Using a slotted spoon, fill rolls with chicken mixture. Serve with dressing and carrot and/or celery sticks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

223 Calories
12g Fat
17g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 223
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 794mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 0.4mg 2%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 160mg 3%
Folate, total 4.9mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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