Buffalo Pulled Chicken

Total Time

Prep: 5 min. Cook: 3 hours


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
This slow cooker dump dinner is one of my go-to's. The lighter chicken is a nice alternative to pulled pork. —Kim Ciepluch, Kenosha, Wisconsin
Buffalo Pulled Chicken Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1/2 cup Buffalo wing sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ranch salad dressing mix
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • Optional: Celery ribs or crusty sandwich buns, crumbled blue cheese, additional wing sauce and ranch salad dressing


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, mix wing sauce and dressing mix. Add chicken. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 3-4 hours.
  2. Shred chicken with 2 forks. If desired, serve on celery or buns, top with blue cheese and additional wing sauce, and serve with ranch dressing.

Can you freeze Buffalo Pulled Chicken?

Freeze cooled chicken mixture in freezer containers. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally; add broth or water if necessary.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup chicken mixture: 147 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 63mg cholesterol, 1288mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 23g protein.