Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps have a pleasant level of heat without being too hot for the entire family to enjoy.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 7 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
package (3.35 lb) boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 14 thighs)
1 3/4
cups Buffalo wing sauce
18
leaves Boston lettuce
3/4
cup crumbled blue cheese (3 oz)
Sliced green onions and chopped salted peanuts, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. Pour Buffalo wing sauce over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 2 Remove chicken from cooker; place in medium bowl. Place strainer over another medium bowl. Strain juices from cooker; skim fat from juices. Reserve 1 1/2 cups juices. Stir chicken to separate into pieces. Return chicken to cooker; stir in reserved juices. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/4 cup chicken mixture onto center of each lettuce leaf. Top with blue cheese; garnish with green onions and peanuts. To eat, wrap lettuce around chicken mixture and toppings.
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. Pour Buffalo wing sauce over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours.
  • 2 Remove chicken from cooker; place in medium bowl. Place strainer over another medium bowl. Strain juices from cooker; skim fat from juices. Reserve 1 1/2 cups juices. Stir chicken to separate into pieces. Return chicken to cooker; stir in reserved juices. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook about 15 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  • 3 Spoon about 1/4 cup chicken mixture onto center of each lettuce leaf. Top with blue cheese; garnish with green onions and peanuts. To eat, wrap lettuce around chicken mixture and toppings.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve leftovers on rolls for a tasty chicken sandwich with a kick.

Cover and refrigerate leftovers, and use within 3 days.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
(
Calories from Fat
290),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
32%
(Saturated Fat
11g,
11%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
165mg
165%;
Sodium
1250mg
1250%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
56g
56%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
30%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 7 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.