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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken & Rice
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 10 mins

Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken and Rice combines chicken breasts, carrots, hot sauce and butter and finishes with rice stirred in for dinner with a spicy kick. Perfect as a stick-to-your-ribs meal while watching the big game play-offs, a weeknight dinner or at a potluck! This Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken and Rice is so versatile you can serve it anytime for any occasion and everyone will love it!

Course: Main Course
Keyword: buffalo chicken and rice, slow cooker buffalo chicken and rice
Servings: 6
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 2 large carrots , peeled and chopped, 2 cups
  • 2 ribs celery , chopped, 1 cup
  • 1 onion , chopped, 1 cup
  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts , cut in bite-size pieces
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup hot sauce , such as Frank's Red Hot
  • 6 Tbs. butter , melted
  • 3/4 cup instant rice , such as Minute Rice
  • crumbled blue cheese , optional garnish
  1. Arrange carrots, celery and onion in bottom of slow cooker. Top with chicken pieces.
  2. Combine chicken broth, hot sauce and melted butter. Pour over chicken.
  3. Cook 7-8 hours on low or 3-4 hours on high.
  4. Turn off slow cooker and stir in rice. Cover and let stand until rice is tender, about 5 minutes.
  5. Stir and serve with crumbled blue cheese, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Makes 8 cups.