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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps
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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Anybody else feel a little better about what they are eating when they wrap it in lettuce? Hamburger in a lettuce wrap… must be healthy, right? So let's take another one of our favorites, buffalo chicken, and wrap it in lettuce too!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 269kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ¼ cup buffalo wing sauce
  • ¼ cup BBQ sauce
  • ¼ cup apricot preserves
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup cornstarch (optional)
  • ¼ cup plain greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 head bib lettuce

Instructions

  • Place chicken in slow cooker
  • Whisk together buffalo sauce, bbq sauce, apricot preserves and honey and pour over chicken
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
  • Remove chicken to bowl and shred
  • Optional: Whisk together ¼ cup cornstarch with ¼ cup water and stir into sauce from slow cooker.  Bring to a simmer for about 5 minutes in a saucepan over medium high heat or in multi-cooker until thickened
  • Return chicken to sauce in slow cooker and let soak up sauce for 5-10 minutes
  • Whisk together yogurt, blue cheese, milk, lemon juice and salt and pepper, add additional milk as needed to get to desired consistency
  • Serve chicken on washed lettuce leaves topped with blue cheese sauce

Notes

If your sauce is too thin, you can thicken it by adding a cornstarch slurry

Nutrition

Calories: 269kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 608mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 1045IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1mg