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Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Recipe

Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Sandwich RecipeIngredients

  • 1 package (3.35 lb) boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 14 thighs)
  • 1 3/4 cups Buffalo wing sauce
  • 1 English (seedless) cucumber
  • 12 large sandwich buns, split
  • 3/4 cup crumbled blue cheese

Directions

  1. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in cooker. Pour 1 cup of the Buffalo wing sauce over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 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. Meanwhile, cut cucumber in half crosswise. With vegetable peeler, cut 1 strip of peel lengthwise from 1 cucumber half; discard strip that is mostly peel. Continue cutting thin strips lengthwise from cucumber, making about 18 strips. Repeat with other half of cucumber. Set strips aside.
  4. Fill each bun with 1/2 cup chicken mixture, about 3 strips of cucumber, 1 tablespoon of the remaining wing sauce and 1 tablespoon blue cheese.

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