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Slow Cooker Braised Chicken Thighs Recipe

Oyster Sauce Chicken

Slow cooker braised chicken thighs recipe is a good start for learning to cook Chinese dishes. As you explore Chinese recipes, you will notice that soy sauce is a general ingredient. You can find it at almost any local market that dedicates to Asian foods.

Slow Cooker Braised Chicken Thighs

Course: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: Chinese
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

30

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Calories

726

kcal
Total time

1

hour 

This easy, savory dish is perfect for busy weeknights.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken thighs

  • 1 green pepper

  • 1 red pepper

  • 1 serrano pepper

  • Sauces and Seasonings
  • 2 dried chillies

  • 2 ginger

  • 2 star anise

  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp cooking wine

  • 1 tbsp rock sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp black pepper

Directions

  • Chop chicken thighs, cut the green and red peppers, and slice the gingers.
  • Boil water in the pot and put the chicken thighs in for 30 seconds, then remove them.Braised Chicken Thighs step 1 & 2
  • Heat oil in the pan. Put ginger slices and dry chilies in, stir-fry until fragrant. Pour chicken thighs in, add soy sauce, dark soy sauce, cooking wine, rock sugar, and star anise with 3 cups of water. Simmer for 20 minutes after water boiling.
  • Add the red and green peppers, serrano peppers, and stir-fry with salt and black peppers. Continue simmering for another 10 minutes. The delicious homemade braised chicken thighs are ready to serve.

Notes

  • You could try to replace the 3 cups of water with beer to simmer.
  • Don’t add too much dark soy sauce, or it will look terrible.
  • Dark soy sauce can be replaced with oyster sauce.
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