Crockpot Thai Chicken

Does it get any easier than this? I love using my slow cooker, and this recipe for Crockpot Thai Chicken is really good. A smooth peanut butter sauce with a little bit of lime, a little bit of heat, and a whole lot of easy.

Crockpot Thai Chicken on a plate with rice and broccoli.

Crockpot Thai Chicken

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Slow Cooker Thai Chicken, tender chicken on a plate

It’s hard to believe that this recipe first appeared on my blog in early August of 2009, since I’m on a mission on updating and recreating (and improving) old recipes I was able to revisit it. After a refresh and a new set of ingredients, I knew this had to be moved to the top. I hope you enjoy it!

Chicken breasts with a thai peanut sauce in a Crockpot.
Attention peanut butter lovers!

The best part is that this recipe has peanut butter! For more savory PB recipes check out the peanut butter recipes page. Let’s be honest here: peanut butter is life.

Broccoli and chicken in a peanut butter sauce cooked in a slow cooker.

TBK’s Pro Tip: In the last 30 mins of cooking time I add in a bag of frozen broccoli. It goes GREAT! Serve over rice.

This is a new family favorite of ours. I love that a few simple ingredients that I usually have in my pantry can be tossed together for an easy weeknight meal! It’s an after-school hockey night lifesaver!

Slow Cooker Peanut Chicken

Supplies and ingredients I recommend to make this Crockpot Thai Chicken recipe:

TBK’s Pro Tip: Want this even quicker? If you have leftover cooked or roasted chicken, add that! It will be ready in an hour.

Thai chicken made with a peanut sauce on a white plate with limes and rice.

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The nutritional information below is 1/4 of the recipe, without the added broccoli or any side dish you serve it with.

Crockpot Thai Chicken on a plate with rice and broccoli.
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Crockpot Thai Chicken

This Crockpot Thai Chicken has a smooth peanut butter sauce with a little bit of lime, a little bit of heat, and a whole lot of easy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Crockpot Thai Chicken, peanut butter chicken
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 632kcal


  • 4 chicken breasts
  • 1 large red bell pepper  sliced
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup  coconut aminos or soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp dried cilantro
  • tsps  chili paste
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup halved peanuts


  • Add your chicken breasts into the slow cooker and top with the bell pepper.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients (aside from the peanuts).
  • Pour over the chicken and vegetables in the slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours.
  • Garnish with cilantro and peanuts.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 632kcal | Carbohydrates: 19.4g | Protein: 48.9g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 7.5g | Cholesterol: 93.7mg | Sodium: 880.3mg | Fiber: 5.6g | Sugar: 5.4g
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Broccoli, rice, and chicken breast cooked in a crockpot with a thai peanut sauce.

2 comments on “Crockpot Thai Chicken”

  1. what a great way to cook this ! thanks for sharing ! I am def gonna try this one !
    Have a good day !

  2. Now this sounds delicious. I love crock pot or slow cooker recipes. You can have the house smelling yummy in a flash!

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