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Asian Slow Cooker Lemon Chicken & Potatoes

This Asian slow cooker lemon chicken and potatoes is simply bursting with flavours and takes just 12 minutes of prep, then its set and forget for 6 hours in your slow cooker.  
Course Dinner
Cuisine Thai
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 12 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 553kcal
Author Kim



  • 1.5 pounds /700 grams Skinless Chicken thigh
  • 2 medium Brown onions thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Grated Ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Minced Garlic
  • ½ cup Lemon juice
  • ¼ cup Raw honey
  • ¼ cup Soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon Chilli Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Smoked Paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Oil


  • 2 tablespoons White sesame seeds
  • 2 Green shallots sliced thinly


  • 3 medium to large white potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup milk
  • Salt and pepper


  • In a large non stick pan or skillet, heat one tablespoon of oil of medium to high heat. Add the chicken thighs and cook until brown (around 4 to 5 minutes). Once browned, transfer to slow cooker.
  • Add the second tablespoon of oil to the pan/skillet and add the sliced onions. Cook until they just start to soften. Then add the garlic and ginger and stir through for 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Stir through the lemon juice, honey and soy sauce. Add the chilli powder and smoked paprika and stir through. Bring to the boil then remove from heat.
  • Add the onion mixture to the slow cooker. Put lid on and cook on low heat for 6 hours.
  • Potatoes: peel and chop potatoes, and add to a pot of tap water, cover with lid and and bring to the boil (make sure water covers potatoes).
  • Once cooked, drain the water, add butter, milk and a pinch of salt and pepper and mash until combined.


Calories: 553kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 42g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 18g