Gluten Free Vietnamese Chicken Recipe

Vietnamese Chicken

I utilize my slow cookers to do the “heavy lifting” of cooking my family’s nightly meals during the busy work and school week, and this Vietnamese Chicken recipe is one of our favorites!

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Gluten Free Vietnamese Chicken Recipe
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Vietnamese Chicken

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Course: Main Course
Servings: 5
Calories: 436kcal


  • 2 pounds (1 kg) chicken thighs (any variety is fine)
  • tablespoons (22.5 mL) gluten-free soy sauce
  • tablespoons (22.5 mL) fish sauce
  • teaspoon (6 g) granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon (0.3 g) freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cloves garlic , chopped
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) canola or vegetable oil


  • Place chicken in a zippered bag or freezer container. Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl and pour over the top of the chicken. Seal the bag/container and freeze until ready to use.
  • Defrost the bag the night before in the refrigerator and dump contents into the slow cooker in the morning.
  • Cover and cook on low for about 6 hours or on high for 3-4 hours.


Nutrition Facts
Vietnamese Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 436 Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Fat 33g51%
Saturated Fat 10g50%
Cholesterol 178mg59%
Sodium 866mg36%
Potassium 409mg12%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 142IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 21mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Vietnamese Chicken Recipe

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Chicken Slow Cooker Stephanie O'Dea Vietnamese
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