Slow Cooker Chicken Adobo

Saucy and delicious chicken adobo couldn't be easier thanks to your slow cooker. A delicious Filipino dinner that isn't your typical boring chicken dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 5 minutes
Servings 6
Author Meme


  • 2 large onions diced
  • 2 lb chicken thighs boneless, skinless
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 4 cloves garlic smashed
  • 5 TBSP rice wine vinegar or any vinegar
  • 5 TBSP water
  • 4 TBSP soy sauce or tamari sauce
  • 4 cups cilantro lime rice and beans for serving, optional


  • Add the diced onions to the bottom of a slow cooker. Top the onions with the chicken.
  • Put the bay leaves, peppercorns, and smashed garlic in a cheesecloth or coffee filter. Place in the slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, stir together vinegar, water, and soy sauce. Pour evenly over the chicken in the slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook for 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low. 
  • Serve over Cilantro Lime Rice and Beans, mashed potatoes, quinoa, or with a slice of bread to soak up the juices


*Use tamari sauce for gluten free