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Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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  3 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 7 hr 15 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 6 servings
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These lettuce wraps have a pleasant level of heat without being too hot for the entire family to enjoy.

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

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

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

Cover and refrigerate leftovers, and use within 3 days.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
290
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
50%
Saturated Fat
11g
55%
Trans Fat
1/2g
Cholesterol
165mg
55%
Sodium
1250mg
52%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
0%
Protein
56g
56%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
30%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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