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Slow Cooker Buffalo Ranch Chicken Thighs

Certainly Keto
This recipe for buffalo ranch chicken thighs is so delicious you will make it again and again. It is also keto-friendly and would be great for meal prep.
4.75 from 8 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 5 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 1 8-10 thighs
Calories 318 kcal


  • 3-4 lbs. bone-in chicken thighs about 8-10 thighs
  • 4 Tbsp. butter melted
  • 1/2 cup hot sauce
  • 1 oz. packet ranch dressing and seasoning mix


  • Put chicken thighs to the bottom of a slow cooker (crockpot).
  • Melt the butter in a microwave-safe bowl or melt on the stove and add to a medium-size bowl.
  • Add hot sauce and content of ranch dressing packet to melted butter and whisk together.
  • Pour over chicken thighs in the slow cooker. Make sure evenly dispersed over thighs.
  • Cook on low 4-5 hours or on high 3-4 hours, or until no longer pink inside.
  • Serve with a veggie, shredded on a salad, or in a low carb sandwich.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Buffalo Ranch Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving (1 thigh)
Calories 318 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Protein 22g44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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