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Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy Recipe
  • READY IN 8+ hrs

Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Combine onions, garlic, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and bay leaf in slow cooker. Season with black pepper. Place chicken thighs atop mixture. Sprinkle paprika over chicken thighs.
  2. Cover and cook on Low for 8 hours.
  3. Switch slow cooker to High. Add bok choy to chicken mixture; cook another 5 minutes. Garnish with green onion.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 8 hrs 5 mins
  • READY IN 8 hrs 15 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jul 20, 2012

Wow, tender meat falls right off the bone. Very flavorful. Didn't add the sugar and it was delightful just the same! Gathered some fresh chard from the garden, sauteed with garlic and served with the chicken instead of bok choy. Perfect! Entire family loved it.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 30, 2012

This was quite sour. My first bite, I actually coughed as I swallowed the sour sauce, and my husband and 4 kids looked up at me expectantly....not wanting to taint their view, I said, "it's a bit hot (temperature-wise.)" My 2-year-old said, "sour" about 20 times while she was eating it. If I make this again, I'll do half chicken broth and half vinegar, just to cut down on the sour taste. My friend who lived in the Philippines for 2 years liked it and said that's the way chicken adobo is. I didn't serve it with rice (but with bread) so that probably made it seem more sour. Safeway was out of bok choy, so I used kale and red cabbage, which turned out well (probably healthier than bok choy, too.)

 
Aug 26, 2012

This was a fantastic recipe and I'll make it again! I changed it a tad by adding in 2 Tbsps brown sugar and a cup of water. The chicken just fell apart it was so tender. I also served rice with diced avocado. It was a hit!

 
Sep 28, 2012

Good recipe, I only added 1/4 cup cider vinegar. Don't stir or touch the whole pot ,about 20-30 mins. until vinegar has evaporated, so no vinegary taste.Let it cook until it falls off the bone. Best served with rice!

 
Sep 20, 2012

I scaled this down to one serving and made it in my smallest slow cooker with just two thighs. 5 minutes was perfect for the bok choy. Thanks for an easy, tasty recipe.

 
Jul 29, 2012

This is a fabulouse recipe and easy. I made rice with it because there is so much flavorful juice. I recommend this anytime and is great for a covered dish dinner.

 
Jul 27, 2012

Really tasty, light, easy meal. Very different taste with all of the vinegar. The bok choy is a nice touch, and I used a bit more. I served it with brown rice and a salad. Kiddos even approved. Will make this one again.

 
Jul 29, 2012

Extremely easy, healthy, and tasty. Throw everything in the slow cooker and you're done! My husband and I make slow cooker dinners about three times a week and we often try recipes that end up lacking in flavor, but we really liked this one.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 458 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.8 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 128 mg
  • 43%
  • Fat
  • 23.1 g
  • 35%
  • Fiber
  • 4 g
  • 16%
  • Protein
  • 40.4 g
  • 81%
  • Sodium
  • 1394 mg
  • 56%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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