Thai Chicken Legs

15 Reviews
93% would make this recipe again

This recipe comes from the book "Cuisiner pour vaincre la douleur et l'inflammation chronique", de Jacqueline Lagacé, Ph.D., Éditions FIDES, 2011

Preparation : 15 min Cooking : 7 h
260 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Diabetes-friendly


3 chicken legs, with back 900 g
1/2 cup chicken broth, low-sodium 125 mL
1/4 cup peanut butter, natural 70 g
1/4 cup wheat-free soy sauce 65 mL
2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped 4 g
2 tbsp lime juice, freshly squeezed 1 lime
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 2 g
2 tsp gingerroot, minced 9 g
1/4 cup peanuts (or cashews), crushed [optional] 35 g

Before you start

A slow cooker is needed to make this recipe.


  1. Place chicken legs in the slow cooker.
  2. In a bowl, combine broth, peanut butter, soy sauce, cilantro, lime juice, chili pepper or Cayenne pepper and ginger. Pour over the chicken.
  3. Cover and cook at a low temperature for 6 to 8 hours, or until the chicken is well done.
  4. Garnish with peanuts or cashews and chopped cilantro before serving.
N. B.: Poultry may take a longer time to cook if the slow cooker is larger or if the proportion of dark meat outweighs that of white meat.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (160 g)


% Daily Value




12 g

19 %

Saturated 3.1 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

16 %


70 mg


730 mg

30 %


9 g

3 %


1 g

5 %


2 g

Net Carbs

8 g


28 g

Vitamin A

4 %

Vitamin C

5 %


2 %


14 %


This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar
Excellent source of  :
Niacin, Zinc
Good source of  :
Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B6
Source of  :
Copper, Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Omega-6, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 0
Fruits 0
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives 3 ½
Fats 1

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15 Reviews (15 with rating only ) 93% would make this recipe again

This recipe is in the following categories

Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Kosher | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Slow Cook

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