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Inside Cooking Ep 77: Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy

If you love the contrast between the saltiness and tartness of the soy sauce and lemons with the unmistakable presence of garlic you will love the Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy recipe, which is a slow cooker version of a classic dish from the Philippines.

Ingredients (for 4 persons)

  • 2 onions, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Ground black pepper to taste
  • 8 skinless, bone-in chicken thighs
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 large head bok choy, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 2 green onions, sliced thinly


(Preparation time: 10 mins; cooking time: 8h05mins)


Combine onions, garlic, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and bay leaf in a slow cooker. Season with black pepper. Place chicken thighs atop the mixture. Sprinkle paprika over chicken thighs.


Cover and cook on Low for 8 hours.


Switch slow cooker to High. Add bok choy to chicken mixture; cook another 5 minutes. Garnish with green onion.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 458 calories; 23.1 g fat; 20.8 g carbohydrates; 40.4 g protein; 128 mg cholesterol; 1394 mg sodium.

Inside Cooking Ep 77: Slow Cooker Adobo Chicken with Bok Choy