Nat's Version of Crock Pot Easy Pad Thai

Total Time
4hrs 10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
4 hrs

This was created one evening, when I was in "need" of a Pad Thai. These were the things I had on hand, thus it's creation. It can easily be made on stove top (much faster).Don't be afraid to add ingredients, or to leave any out. It's all a matter of taste, but this is the way we enjoy it most!I enjoy this more than going out for a Pad Thai now!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat crock to med.
  2. Cut chicken into chunks.
  3. Heat frying pan on high.
  4. Sear chicken, throw into crock pot.
  5. In a bowl mix:.
  6. Salsa, peanut butter, soya sauce, ginger, garlic, juice and zest of 1 lime, 2 tbsp of fresh chopped cilantro, and coconut milk.
  7. Pour over chicken.
  8. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  9. Put lid on crock.
  10. After 2 hours cooking (should be almost to a simmer), if not turn crock up a bit.
  11. When at a slow simmer, add mushrooms.
  12. After another hour, add chopped bell peppers and chopped snow peas.
  13. Should have about and 45 minutes to an hour left to cook.
  14. Serve on noodles, then top with bean sprouts, fresh cilantro and crushed peanuts.
  15. Note: if you find your mixture to be quite thick in the crock (depends on peanut butter, salsa -- ) I've added a bit of chicken broth to it, to make it "smoother".