Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken and Veggies

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken and Veggies

YES! I love it when dinner is as simple as tossing a bunch of stuff in a crockpot. Needless to say, this dish is pretty easy and completely delicious.

 

PREP TIME: 30 minutes

COOK TIME: 3 hours

SERVES: 6

 

INGREDIENTS:

3 garlic cloves, minced

1 medium red onion, sliced and halved

 

2 lb. sliced chicken breast (~3 in. by 1 in.)

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

½ tsp. crushed red pepper

1/3 cup low sodium teriyaki sauce

3 TB. rice vinegar or white vinegar

 

1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced

½ red cabbage head, thinly sliced

1/3 cup creamy peanut butter

1 TB. lime juice

1 TB. olive oil

*green onion, cilantro, unsalted peanuts to top

*serve with rice noodles or jasmine rice

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Layer cut chicken in the slow cooker.
  2. Top with garlic and onions.
  3. Sprinkle with cayenne pepper and crushed red pepper.
  4. Pour teriyaki sauce the ingredients in the slow cooker and mix together.
  5. Cook on low for 2 hours.
  6. Cut the red bell pepper and add to the slow cooker.
  7. Cook for another 30-45 minutes.
  8. In a large skillet, sauté red cabbage in olive oil until tender and set aside.
  9. Turn off slow cooker and add both the peanut butter and lime juice to slow cooker. Mix thoroughly.
  10. Serve with sauce spooned over the top, rice noodles or jasmine rice and top with chopped green onion, chopped cilantro, and unsalted peanuts.

 



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