Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Thighs Recipe

2020-09-21
  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 10m
  • Cook Time: 12:00 h
  • Ready In: 12:10 h

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    188
  • Fat

    2.6 g
  • Cholesterol

    61 mg
  • Sodium

    454 mg
  • Carbohydrate

    5.2 g
  • Protein

    20 g
  • Fiber

    0.3 g
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Slow cooker Thai chicken thighs recipe. Skinless chicken thighs with peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, and peanuts cooked in a slow cooker.
If you would like to cook Thai chicken thighs faster, you can use a pressure cooker as an alternative.

How to Cook Thai Chicken Thighs in a Pressure Cooker

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons (30 ml) canola oil, 2 pounds (960 g) boneless and skinless chicken thighs, trimmed, 1/2 cup (125 ml) low-sodium fat-free chicken broth, 1/3/4 cup (180 ml) 4 cup (60 ml) peanut butter, 1/4 cup (60 ml) low-sodium soy sauce, 1 tablespoon (15 ml) dried cilantro leaves, 1 oz (30 ml) freshly squeezed lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, 1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground ginger, 1 tablespoon (15 ml0 cornstarch, 1 oz (30 ml) water, 1/4 cup (60 ml) chopped peanuts, chopped fresh green onions, for garnish
Instructions: Heat one tablespoon olive oil in an electric pressure cooker turned to the browning function. Working in batches, add chicken thighs and cook until browned, turning once. transfer browned chicken thighs to a serving platter.

Add the chicken broth, peanut butter, soy sauce, chopped fresh cilantro, lime juice, red pepper flakes, and grated ginger. Stir well to combine.

Return cooked chicken with any accumulated juices to the pressure cooker, then close the pot and lock the lid.

Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 9 minutes.

Turn off the pressure cooker and open the lid, using a Quick Release method. using tongs, remove cooked chicken thighs from the pressure cooker and transfer to a serving platter.

Ina small mixing bowl, combine the cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water. Mix until cornstarch is completely dissolved. Stir in the cornstarch mixture to the sauce in the pot. Switch the machine functions to a simmer, then bring to a boil, stirring constantly. After the peanut-soy sauce is thickened, return chicken thighs and coat with sauce.

Serve Thai chicken thighs with chopped peanuts and green onions.

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Thighs Recipe

Ingredients

  • 8 skinless chicken thighs
  • 3/4 cup (180 ml) salsa
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Method

Step 1

Place chicken thighs in the bottom of a 6-quart (6 L) slow cooker.

Step 2

In a medium mixing bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except peanuts and chopped cilantro. Mix well and pour the peanut-soy mixture over the chicken in the slow cooker.

Step 3

Cover cooker and cook on low-heat setting for 8-9 hours or until chicken thighs are tender.

Step 4

Turn off the slow cooker and open the lid. Using a slotted spoon, remove cooked chicken from the pan and transfer it to serving plates. Skim the fat from the sauce. Pour the sauce over chicken.

Step 5

Sprinkle each dish with chopped peanuts and fresh cilantro. Serve immediately.

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