5 Ingredient Thai Peanut Chicken in the Crock Pot!

5 Ingredient Thai Peanut Chicken in the Crock Pot!

 thai peanut crock pot chicken recipe This Thai Peanut Chicken recipe for the crock pot will quickly become one of your family’s favorites.  Guaranteed!  It’s easy, delicious and the kids love it!  Plus I can throw it all in the crock pot in the morning and all I have to do is make rice or pasta when I get home and dinner is done.  I’ve made this recipe at least once a week ever since I first tried the original recipe from Evolving Mommy.  I tweaked the recipe to have a few less ingredients and for all day crock pot cooking – but both the original and this version are delish!   Feel free to add fresh ginger and lime to the crock pot if you want a more complex flavor.  I didn’t have ginger or limes on hand one day and made it without.  It’s still fabulous, so for simplicity I left those ingredients out since. What are your go-to recipes?  Share your favorites please!  I’m trying to add some new flavors to my family’s dinner rotation. 

5 Ingredient Thai Peanut Chicken - Crock Pot Recipe!
Kid Tested - Working Mother Approved. Super delicious, simple and healthy recipe you can throw in the crock pot and have ready when you come home. Kids love it - it has peanut butter, how could they not? This is a go-to recipe in my house. Once a week at least.
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
  1. 2 to 3lbs Chicken
  2. 2/3 of 18oz Jar of Peanut Butter
  3. 24 oz Jar of Hot Salsa
  4. 2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  5. 2 to 3 cloves diced garlic
  6. **For oven directions and the original recipe (with ginger and lime) see Evolving Mommy's Original Post linked above.
  1. Put it all in the crock pot and cook all day on low.
  2. Garnish with chopped peanuts and cilantro to taste.
  1. Boneless, skinless chicken thighs are my preferred chicken for this recipe.
  2. It's important the salsa is "hot". It won't be too spicy, just adds flavor.
Adapted from Evolving Mommy
Adapted from Evolving Mommy
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3 Responses to 5 Ingredient Thai Peanut Chicken in the Crock Pot!

  1. This recipe really looks delicious. I’ve been trying to learn how to prepare more recipes in the crock pot due to being so busy all the time. I think this is one that I could definitely prepare here at home even with my hectic schedule during the week.

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