Friday, July 18, 2014

Slow Cooker Soy-Braised Chicken from The Perfect Pantry

Slow Cooker Soy-Braised Chicken from The Perfect Pantry found on
Lydia recommends making a double batch of this Slow Cooker Soy-Braised Chicken!  (Photo from The Perfect Pantry.)

(For Friday Favorites we spotlight past recipes that you may have missed, and this Slow Cooker Soy-Braised Chicken from The Perfect Pantry has all the Asian flavors that go so well with chicken, and using the slow cooker will keep your house cool!)

As soon as I read through the list of Asian seasonings that make up the braising liquid for this Slow Cooker Soy-Braised Chicken from The Perfect Pantry, I understood why Lydia regretted not making a bigger batch! If you have a big six quart slow cooker, please use it and double this recipe.  Than when the skinless-boneless chicken thighs have simmered until the chicken is falling-apart tender, you can serve the soy-braised chicken over rice, inside lettuce wraps, or even wrapped in a tortilla.  Trust Lydia; she says you will definitely not regret making a double batch of this tasty chicken!

Ingredients for this CrockPot Recipe:
Low-sodium chicken stock, dark soy sauce, Shao Hsing wine, garlic, vinegar, brown sugar, ginger root, orange zest, fresh-ground black pepper, star anise, cayenne pepper or dried red chile, boneless and skinless chicken thighs, arrowroot or cornstarch.  For serving: cooked white or brown rice, sliced scallions for garnish (optional).

I hope you enjoy trying this from-scratch slow cooker recipe! Use this link to get the recipe for Slow Cooker Soy-Braised Chicken from The Perfect Pantry.  (You can see all the chicken dishes in the section for Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes.)

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More Ideas with Asian Influenced Chicken in the Slow Cooker:
Sweet Shoyu Chicken from Sweet Treats and More
Chicken a l'Orange from Kayotic Kitchen
Chicken Thais (Thai Chicken) from Dinner with Julie
Hoisin Shredded Chicken and Asian Slaw Sandwiches from Cookin' Canuck
Soy Balsamic Chicken from Kiss My Whisk

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Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) said...

When this popped up on my computer screen this morning, I instantly got hungry -- and that's a sign of how much I love this dish. Thanks so much for highlighting it today.

Kalyn Denny said...

Lydia, I can see why you like it so much!

Debbie said...

I made this over the weekend, but I was short on chicken thighs, so I added some carrots & onions to the crock pot. It is marvelous!

Kalyn Denny said...

Thanks Debbie, so glad you enjoyed it. (She won't admit it, but I think Lydia is one of the best slow cooker cooks on the web!)

Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) said...

Thanks, Debbie, and thanks, Kalyn!

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