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slow cooker chicken with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce and Soy Sauce
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Slow Cooker Chicken with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Rika
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4 people
Calories 177 kcal

Ingredients
 

  • 2 pounds chicken thighs or chicken breast , (boneless and skinless)
  • ½ cup Thai sweet chili sauce, Mae Ploy brand or any of your favorite Thai sweet chili sauce brands

Sauce:

  • ½ cup soy sauce, (regular or low-sodium according to your liking)
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce, (optional, to add color and flavor)
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon ginger, (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 5 fresh basil leaves

Veggetables:

  • cups mini carrots
  • 1 ½ cups green beans

Optional : To give you a thicker, more gravy-like consistency

  • 1 ½ tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 ½ tablespoons cold water
  • salt/pepper, to taste

Toppings:

  • green onion, fresh, chopped

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, combine all of the sauce ingredients. Place chicken thighs and the sauce in a slow cooker.
  • Cook for about 6 hours on low heat or about 3 hours on high heat if you are using chicken thighs or 3 hours on low heat if you are using chicken breast or until the meat is registered at 165°F.
  • About 20-30 minutes before the cooking is done. Pour in the carrots and green beans.
  • (optional - for a thicker sauce) Mix corn starch and cold water, add the mixture into slow cooker. Stir well.
  • Season with salt, pepper, or brown sugar/honey if necessary and according to your liking.

Notes

You may also add a small amount of honey for sweeter results.

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal
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