Thai-Style Sweet Chili Chicken (slow cooker)

Thai-Style Sweet Chili Chicken (slow cooker)

A simple and delicious slow cooker dish that teams well served over rice noodles or cooked brown rice.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 2 1/2 lb (1.2 kg) whole chicken
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) Thai sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) lemongrass, herb blend
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) cilantro, fresh, minced

Instructions

  1. Place a small whole chicken in the crock of slow cooker.

  2. Mix sweet chili sauce, vinegar, chili powder, lemongrass herb blend in small bowl. Use a brush to coat all of the exposed chicken with the sauce.

  3. Sprinkle sesame seeds and minced cilantro over top of chicken. Cover and cook on LOW heat for 6-8 hours (3-4 hours on HIGH). Check internal temperature of chicken with an instant read thermometer to ensure it has reached 180°F (82°C).

If you wish you can use your hands and a sharp knife to remove the skin from the breast and sides before placing in the crock of the slow cooker.

Nutrient analysis completed using skinless breast and leg portions of chicken.

Many herbs are now available in tubes. Squeeze out the amount you need and avoid waste if you can't use them up on time.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 290 g serving Amount
  • Calories 370
  • Protein 55 g
  • Fat 11 g
  • Saturated Fat 3 g
  • Carbohydrate 11 g
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sugar 7 g
  • Cholesterol 180 mg
  • Sodium 450 mg
  • Per 290 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 21
  • Calcium 4
  • Iron 15
  • Vitamin A 15
  • Vitamin C 60
  • Vitamin B6 68
  • Vitamin B12 48
  • Folate 10
  • Magnesium 32
  • Zinc 44

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