Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

This slow cooker chicken adobo is a great meal to add to your weeknight rotation. The tender chicken and sweet and tangy sauce are perfect served over rice or with some roasted vegetables. 

Learning to make some of your restaurant favorites at home is a great way to save money and still enjoy the tastes you love.


Easy: The recipe requires minimal prep work and a long, slow cook time while you do other things. Authentic flavor: This tastes just like a dish you would order at your local Filipino restaurant. 


Oil Chicken thighs Onion Garlic White wine vinegar Tamari soy sauce Low sodium chicken broth Coriander Brown sugar

Step 1

Heat oil in skillet over medium heat, add chicken and brown both sides. When done, place them skin side up in the bottom of the slow cooker.

Step 2

Add onions to the skillet and sauté for about 5 minutes till softened, stir in garlic for 30 seconds until fragrant, then transfer to the slow cooker.

Step 3

In a bowl, whisk together the vinegar, soy sauce, chicken broth, ground coriander, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Pour into the slow cooker.

Step 4

Add bay leaves, put the lid on, and set to cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6-7 hours. Avoid opening the lid during cooking.