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Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken is a flavor explosion recipe! It’s simple and easy, topped with yummy crunchy peanuts and green onions, AND your slow cooker or multicooker does all the work!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Calories 389 kcal
Author Michelle


  • 1 tbsp. neutral oil
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 2- inch piece of ginger minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth homemade or low-sodium store-bought
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter
  • 4 tbsp. soy sauce gluten-free if needed
  • 1-2 tbsp. sambal oelek
  • 1.5 lbs. chicken breasts cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 head broccoli cut into florets*
  • Rice/Noodles peanuts and sliced green onion for serving


  1. With a multicooker on the sauté setting (or in a pan) sauté the green onions, garlic and ginger in the oil over medium heat.
  2. Transfer to the bowl of a multicooker/slow cooker and add the broth, peanut butter, soy, sambal oelek, and chicken.
  3. Cook on low for 4 hours.
  4. When cooked, either add broccoli and cook for 30 minutes more or microwave the broccoli until tender, about 5 minutes, and add to the chicken.
  5. Serve with rice or noodles topped with peanuts and green onions.


*if you like the stems you can also use them! Peel the rough part off and cut into 1-inch long quarters. If slow cooking the broccoli add them first and then wait 10 minutes before adding the florets. If microwaving, cook them separately until tender, about 8 minutes.

If you like more heat don't be shy to add more sambal oelek!!!

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 389 Calories from Fat 221
% Daily Value*
Fat 24.6g38%
Saturated Fat 5.5g34%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 688mg30%
Carbohydrates 12.7g4%
Fiber 3.3g14%
Sugar 4.1g5%
Protein 31.8g64%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.