Get ready for a delicious family dinner that slow cooks all day while you are busy. Even my pickiest eater loves this slow cooker curry chicken legs recipe!
(*This post is sponsored by Foster Farms Air Chilled Chicken but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.)
Life certainly has changed over the past few weeks. People are learning how to cook, and families are having a lot more quality time together! Our family has been trying new recipes and the kids are getting braver about trying new foods.
If you are looking for an easy satisfying family dinner idea, you are going to love this recipe! This recipe is naturally gluten free, dairy-free, and is considered paleo. Check out all of my delicious gluten free chicken recipes for more yummy dinner ideas.
This curry chicken dinner has a sweet flavor that will please even the pickiest palate. The star of this recipe is Foster Farms Air Chilled Chicken. If you are new to air chilling, it is a method of cooling the chicken during processing.
It makes your chicken taste better because the chicken doesn't absorb a lot of water like in water chilling. Even better, your chicken cooks faster if it has been air chilled!
Even though it feels like we have so much time on our hands lately, our days have been surprisingly busy. I am using my slow cooker a few times a week. Slow cooking is a great way to cook air-chilled chicken! Your dinner will be full of moist, flavorful chicken!
I love serving chicken legs because they are less expensive, and you can feed a hungry family. If you are looking for more budget ideas, I have lots of living gluten free on a budget tips.
Are you ready to give this recipe a try? All you need is a few simple ingredients and the vegetables you have on hand. I had a lot of carrots and potatoes, so I used those. Other vegetables you could use include winter squash, green beans, onions, and zucchini.
Make a batch of my Gluten Free Naan to soak up the yummy curry sauce!
If you are looking for more great chicken recipes featuring Foster Farm's chicken, you will want to make this Gluten Free Curried Chicken Pot Pie or this Grilled Chicken Salad too!
You will love that this recipe is allergy-friendly. It is gluten free, dairy-free, sugar-free, and free of the Top 8 Allergens.
This is the slow cooker I own. I bought it a couple of years ago, and it is still going strong! This Crock Pot can hold a whole 3-pound chicken and does a great job cooking!
- Holds a lot of food
- Easy cleanup
- Cooks evenly
- It doesn't have an auto-switch from high to low temp
Step 1: Grab your slow cooker and plug it in. If you are looking for more slow cooker chicken recipes, try this Gluten Free Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Pie recipe.
Step 2: Add in your coconut milk, seasonings, chicken, and vegetables. Use a spoon to cover the chicken in the curry sauce.
Step 3: Cover and set your slow cooker to cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.
What cuts of chicken are best to cook in a slow cooker?
You can use any cut of chicken, but I find bone-in air-chilled chicken works well. My kids LOVE drumsticks so we used those in this recipe. Feel free to use chicken breasts, thighs, and chicken quarters.
If you love serving chicken as much as we do, don't forget to check out all of my delicious gluten free chicken recipes!
More delicious chicken recipes to try:
Slow Cooker Curry Chicken Legs
- 1 pound chicken legs
- 14 ounce can full-fat coconut milk
- ½ cup carrots
- ½ cup sweet potatoes
- ⅓ cup onion optional
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon curry powder
- 1 tablespoon turmeric
- Put the coconut milk into the slow cooker.
- Add the seasonings and stir.
- Place the chicken in the sauce and spread the sauce onto the chicken.
- Add the vegetables.
- Cover and set to cook for 4 hours on high or 5-6 hours on low heat.
- You can use other cuts of chicken if you prefer.
- To cook this stovetop, add the ingredients to a pot and cook on medium for 30 minutes. Check doneness by using a meat thermometer. Insert into a drumstick and if the internal temperature is 165º F, the chicken is done.
- These chicken legs will keep up to 4 days in an air-tight container, or up to 4 months in the freezer.
Please know that every gluten free flour blend has a different starch to grain ratio. If you use a blend I didn't test, you may need to adjust your moisture levels in your baked goods.
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I want to make this a potluck, can it last a few days in the fridge and then reheat? tysm
Hi Cindy, this should keep 3-4 days and reheated. In reheating, you may need to add more liquid.
I made this recipe tonight and really enjoyed it. It was very easy to put together and, didn’t take long to cook and was do tasty. Thank you for sharing.
I am so glad you enjoyed the recipe Emma. If you have a moment, can you please leave it a star rating so others easily see?