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Slow Cooker Asian Lettuce Cups and Thai Chicken Wings

Do you want a mouth watering, aromatic punch in the face Asian themed meal? These Slow Cooker Asian Lettuce Cups and Thai Chicken wings are for you.

Slow Cooker Asian Lettuce Cups and Thai Chicken Wings | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com
Where I love my slow cooker with a passion that sometimes is a little peculiar in a public setting, sometimes I’m reminded that like all things, it can let you down from time to time. See, slow cooking is all about flavors and sometimes a recipe can just fall flat if the components aren’t there the way they need to be. Sadly, that’s how this recipe started. I wanted a mouth watering, aromatic punch in the face with these Asian themed meal. Something that would have me salivating. But when I actually got to into the kitchen and starting tossing it together, I started to suspect the recipe just wasn’t bringing it’s a-game. And that is simply unacceptable in the PtS kitchen. So I changed things up. Cuz sometime’s that just what you have to do.

Slow Cooker Asian Lettuce Cups and Thai Chicken Wings | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com

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Yield: 6

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Wings

Slow Cooker Asian Lettuce Cups and Thai Chicken Wings | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com

Adapted from BHG Special Interest Pub Skinny Slow Cooker

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

For the Wings:

  • 2 1/2 lbs chicken wings and drum sticks
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tbs lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
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For the Peanut Sauce:

  • 1/2 creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tbs low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper

Instructions

Cook the Chicken:

  1. Place chicken in slow cooker with water, lime juice, and ground ginger. Mix to combine and coat. 
  2. Cover and cook on low for 5 to 6 hours.
  3. Remove the chicken from the cook liquid. 
  4. Preheat the broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

Make the peanut sauce.

  1. Whisk the peanut butter and water together in a small saucepan over low heat. 
  2. Add the soy sauce, garlic, ginger and red pepper. 
  3. Stir until heated through and smooth.
  4. Brush the chicken with the peanut sauce and place on the baking sheet. 
  5. Broil for 5 to 7 minutes or until skin begins to brown. 
  6. Brush again with peanut sauce, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with additional peanut sauce.

Slow Cooker Asian Lettuce Cups and Thai Chicken Wings | Kita Roberts PassTheSushi.com

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