Vietnamese Chicken

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 12 boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 4 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and sear chicken 3 to 4 minutes until browned.
  • In a large slow cooker, add chicken and remaining ingredients (onion through salt and pepper) and cook on low for 8 hours until chicken is cooked through.


SERVING SUGGESTION: A big salad (lettuce -not iceberg-, salad veggies and salad dressing).
VEGETARIAN: Use canned white beans instead of chicken thighs and adjust cook time. Use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure hoisin sauce, fish sauce, sriracha and chicken broth are gluten free.
NUTRITION: 112 Calories; 6g Fat (50.9% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 3mg Cholesterol; 329mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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