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A fork held over a plateful of Thai-style chicken and rice.

Slow Cooker Thai-Style Chicken

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  • Author: Cookies & Cups
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: serves 6
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Thai


You’re going to love this Slow Cooker Thai-Style Chicken! Tender, juicy chicken breast cooked in a crockpot with a zesty, spicy Thai peanut sauce is such an easy weeknight dinner. Dish it up over rice for a delicious meal that’s bursting with flavor!


  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup salsa
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • garnish with fresh cilantro
  • Serve over rice


  1. Place the chicken in the slow cooker.
  2. In a large bowl combine the salsa, lime, juice, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, peanut butter and sriracha. Pour this over the chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 3 hours.
  4. When the chicken is tender, shred it with a fork and mix evenly with the sauce. Add the peanuts to the mixture and serve hot and garnish with cilantro.
  5. Add extra sriracha if desired.

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