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.

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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