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
42g
Fat
9g
Carb
5g

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
  • 1 chili
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns (whole)
  • 3 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!