Healthy Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili Recipe

Jan 25 2023
This healthy slow-cooker Buffalo chicken chili recipe has the warm, comforting vibe you crave when it's cold… but it also tastes like a party! Cook up a potful for game-day eats on the weekend, or just make it to enjoy all week long.

Hungry Girl's Healthy Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili Recipe

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1/10 of recipe (about 1 cup): 199 calories, 3.5g total fat (1.5g sat. fat), 621mg sodium, 23g carbs, 6.5g fiber, 5g sugars, 18g protein

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Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 3–4 hours or 7–8 hours


1 lb. raw boneless skinless chicken breasts, halved

2 cups low-sodium chicken broth

Two 15.5-oz. cans cannellini (white kidney) beans, drained and rinsed

3 cups chopped carrots

3 cups chopped celery

3 cups chopped onion

1 tsp. chopped garlic

1 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. ground cumin

1/3 cup Frank's RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper sauce, or more for topping

1/2 cup + 2 tbsp. crumbled blue cheese

Optional seasonings: salt and black pepper


Place chicken in a slow cooker. Add all remaining ingredients except hot sauce and blue cheese. Gently stir.

Cover and cook on high for 3–4 hours or on low for 7–8 hours, until chicken is fully cooked.

Transfer chicken to a large bowl. Shred with two forks. Add hot sauce, and toss to coat.

Add saucy chicken to the slow cooker, and mix well.

Top each serving with 1 tbsp. blue cheese.


Hungry Girl Chili Hack!

Add a little broth to a serving of chili, and you’ve got a delicious soup with some kick. Great way to change things up!

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