Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken
Today, we’ll be making slow cooker adobo chicken. Adobo chicken is a Filipino dish that’s typically made with chicken thighs that are simmered in a sauce made of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and peppercorns. The chicken is usually cooked until it’s fall-off-the-bone tender, and it’s often served over rice.
To make our slow cooker adobo chicken, we’ll start by browning the chicken in a bit of oil. Then, we’ll add the chicken to the slow cooker along with the sauce ingredients. We’ll let the chicken cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until it’s cooked through. Once the chicken is done, we’ll shred it and serve it over steamed rice.
Why We Love the Slow Cooked Adobo Chicken
There are many reasons why slow cooker adobo chicken is loved by many. One reason is that it is very easy to make. Simply put all of the ingredients into the slow cooker and let it do its work. Another reason is that it is a very flavorful dish. The chicken is cooked in a sauce made with garlic, vinegar, and soy sauce, which gives it a unique and delicious taste. Finally, slow cooker adobo chicken is loved by many because it is a healthy dish. The chicken is cooked without any oil, making it a healthier option than many other chicken dishes.
This is such an easy recipe for a whole chicken in a slow cooker! Just put the chicken in the slow cooker with some seasonings, and let it cook all day. The result is a delicious, moist chicken that is perfect for serving hot with steamed rice.
- Preparation Time: 30 minutes
- cook: 8 hrs
- total: 8 hrs 30 minutes
- Servings: 6
- Yield: 6 servings
Ingredients for Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken
- 1 small sweet onion, sliced
- 8 cloves garlic, crushed
- ¾ cup low sodium soy sauce
- ½ cup vinegar
- 1 (3 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces
Directions for Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken
- Place chicken in a slow cooker. In a small bowl mix the onion, garlic, soy sauce, and vinegar, and pour over the chicken. Cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
254 calories; protein 23g; carbohydrates 5.3g; fat 14.7g; cholesterol 61.5mg; sodium 1121.4mg.