Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili

This buffalo chicken chili is loaded with juicy chicken is sprinkled with classic chili seasonings, buffalo sauce, corn, beans, and diced tomatoes. Then, it all simmers in the slow cooker before being topped with cilantro, blue cheese, and crunchy tortilla strips!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Buffalo Chicken Chili, Chicken Chili Recipe, Crock Pot Chili, Slow Cooker Chili
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 709 kcal
Author Stephanie


  • 2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breasts (About 3 large chicken breasts.)
  • 1.25 oz. McCormick® Chili Seasoning Mix
  • 8 oz. cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¾ cup buffalo wing sauce
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 Tablespoon hot sauce
  • 14.5 oz. sweet corn drained
  • ½ cup finely diced celery
  • 16 oz. BUSH’S® Mild Pinto Chili Beans
  • 14.5 oz. Hunt's® tomatoes, drained


  • Cilantro
  • Tortilla Strips
  • Fresh Blue Cheese
US Customary - Metric


  1. Add the chicken, chili seasoning, cream cheese, chicken broth, buffalo sauce, cayenne, and hot sauce to the slow cooker.
  2. Heat on low for 4 hours or on high for 2.
  3. Use a fork to shred the chicken into thin strips.
  4. Add all remaining ingredients, excluding garnishes, and heat for another 2 hours on low or 1 hour on high.
  5. Top with garnishes and serve!

Recipe Notes

Up to 2 tablespoons Hunt's® tomato paste may also be incorporated for thicker consistency.

Tip: If you do not have cayenne on hand, you can use a second packet of McCormick® Chili Seasoning Mix for added flavor!

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Nutrition Facts
Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Chili
Amount Per Serving
Calories 709 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 207mg69%
Sodium 3112mg135%
Potassium 2126mg61%
Carbohydrates 52g17%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 63g126%
Vitamin A 5760IU115%
Vitamin C 26.8mg32%
Calcium 166mg17%
Iron 6.6mg37%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.