Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Peanut Chicken is an easy weeknight meal made with coconut milk, lime juice, peanut butter, ginger and garlic. Skip the delivery!

Prep time: 10 mins

Cook time: 4 hrs

Servings: 6


1 cup coconut milk about a half a can

1/3 cup creamy peanut butter

2 tablespoons soy sauce low-sodium

2 tablespoons honey

1 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1 tablespoon ginger peeled and minced

3 garlic cloves minced

3 chicken breasts boneless and skinless

2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water

1 tablespoon lime juice

Optional garnishes: chopped peanuts cilantro or green onions)


  1. To a 6 qt slow cooker, add the coconut milk, peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, ginger, garlic, and stir until combined.
  2. Cut the chicken breasts into one inch chunks and add to the slow cooker.
  3. Cook on low for 4-5 hours.
  4. Add the lime juice and cornstarch/water mixture to the slow cooker and stir carefully.
  5. Cook for an additional 20 minutes until sauce is thickened.
  6. Garnish with desired toppings like chopped peanuts, cilantro or green onions (or all three!).