Slow-cooker Filipino chicken adobo

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
240
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-6+
1⅓ kg chicken drumsticks
9 cloves garlic
1 tbsp ginger
chili
1 tsp black peppercorns (whole)
bay leaves
120 ml coconut milk (light)
60 ml soy sauce (reduced-sodium)
60 ml distilled white vinegar
1 tbsp dark brown sugar
Maggi seasoning sauce
cilantro for serving
jasmine rice for serving (cooked)
nonstick cooking spray
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • large frying pan
  • slow cooker
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • cooking spoon
  • slotted spoon
  • sieve
  • small saucepan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
280
Protein
42 g
Fat
9 g
Carb
5 g
  • Step 1/7

    Spray large frying pan with cooking spray. Brown chicken on all sides over medium heat. Place chicken in slow cooker in a single layer.
    • 1⅓ kg chicken drumsticks
    • nonstick cooking spray
    • large frying pan
    • slow cooker

    Spray large frying pan with cooking spray. Brown chicken on all sides over medium heat. Place chicken in slow cooker in a single layer.

  • Step 2/7

    Crush garlic and peel and slice ginger. Add garlic, ginger, chili, peppercorns, and bay leaves to slow cooker.
    • 8 cloves garlic
    • 1 tbsp ginger
    • chili
    • 1 tsp black peppercorns (whole)
    • bay leaves
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Crush garlic and peel and slice ginger. Add garlic, ginger, chili, peppercorns, and bay leaves to slow cooker.

  • Step 3/7

    Place coconut milk, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar into same frying pan used for chicken. Stir over medium-high heat, scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan; pour over chicken in slow cooker.
    • 120 ml coconut milk
    • 60 ml soy sauce
    • 60 ml distilled white vinegar
    • 1 tbsp dark brown sugar
    • large frying pan
    • cooking spoon

    Place coconut milk, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar into same frying pan used for chicken. Stir over medium-high heat, scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan; pour over chicken in slow cooker.

  • Step 4/7

    Put lid on slow cooker and cook on high for 2 – 3 hrs. or low for 4 – 5 hrs., until chicken is tender. Remove chicken with slotted spoon and place on serving platter; cover to keep warm.
    • slotted spoon

    Put lid on slow cooker and cook on high for 2 – 3 hrs. or low for 4 – 5 hrs., until chicken is tender. Remove chicken with slotted spoon and place on serving platter; cover to keep warm.

  • Step 5/7

    Strain juices from slow cooker into small saucepan; discard solids.
    • sieve
    • small saucepan

    Strain juices from slow cooker into small saucepan; discard solids.

  • Step 6/7

    Bring drippings to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil, stirring occasionally, for approx. 10 min., or until reduced to half. Season with a splash of seasoning sauce.
    • Maggi seasoning sauce

    Bring drippings to a boil over medium-high heat. Boil, stirring occasionally, for approx. 10 min., or until reduced to half. Season with a splash of seasoning sauce.

  • Step 7/7

    Serve chicken alongside rice and topped with sauce and fresh cilantro. Enjoy!
    • cilantro for serving
    • jasmine rice for serving (cooked)

    Serve chicken alongside rice and topped with sauce and fresh cilantro. Enjoy!