Slow Cooker Thai Green Chicken Curry

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recipe by Octopus Publishing

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    10hrs 50mins
  • Serves icon
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This classic curry is packed with the fresh, vibrant flavors of Thailand and slow-cooked until the chicken is tender and the flavours have melded together.

recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Green chili icon
    Green chili
    2 (40g)
  • Onion icon
    1 (140g)
  • Chicken thighs icon
    Chicken thighs
    8 (1544g)
  • Kaffir lime leaves icon
    Kaffir lime leaves
  • Green beans icon
    Green beans
    1 cup (122g)
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Thai green curry paste icon
    Thai green curry paste
    2 tbsp (30g)
  • Galangal icon
    2 tsp (4g)
  • Coconut milk icon
    Coconut milk
    1.66 cups (398ml)
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    ¾ cup (161ml)
  • Light brown sugar icon
    Light brown sugar
    2 tsp (8g)
  • Fish sauce icon
    Fish sauce
    2 tsp (10ml)
  • Sugar snap peas icon
    Sugar snap peas
    ¾ cup
  • Cilantro icon
    as needed


  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Medium cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Heat sunflower oil to a clean medium cast iron skillet
  2. Add Thai green curry paste, galangal and green chili to the medium cast iron skillet
  3. Cook - 1 min
  4. Stir in onion and chicken thighs to the medium cast iron skillet
  5. Cook until light golden
  6. Pour coconut milk and chicken stock into the medium cast iron skillet
  7. Add kaffir lime leaves, light brown sugar and fish sauce to the medium cast iron skillet
  8. Boil while stirring occasionally
  9. Get a clean slow cooker bowl
  10. Transfer content of medium cast iron skillet to slow cooker bowl and cover
  11. Cook in slow cooker until tender - 10 hr, low heat
  12. Stir in sugar snap peas and green beans to the slow cooker bowl
  13. Cook until tender - 15 min
  14. Add cilantro to the slow cooker bowl
  15. Get a clean medium bowl
  16. Spoon content of slow cooker bowl into medium bowl
  17. Serve
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