Crockpot Thai broccoli rabe chicken curry is a flavorful and effortless dish that combines the aromatic spices of Thai cuisine with the vibrant freshness of broccoli rabe. With the convenience of a slow cooker and a handful of ingredients, you can create a hearty and exotic curry that will transport your taste buds. The tender chicken, infused with the rich curry sauce, melds perfectly with the slight bitterness of broccoli rabe, resulting in a harmonious blend of flavors. Whether served over steamed rice or enjoyed on its own, this dish offers a comforting and satisfying meal that brings the authentic taste of Thai cuisine to your table with minimal effort.

Crockpot Thai Broccoli Rabe Chicken Curry

Tieghan Gerard
Who’s ready for the healthiest, coziest and easiest Sunday night dinner?
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Course Soup
Servings 4 people


For Curry

  • 1 yellow onion (finely diced)
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced or grated)
  • 1 inch fresh ginger (peeled and grated)
  • 1 stalk lemongrass (finely chopped)
  • 1/4 cup Thai red curry paste
  • 2 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 14 oz cans full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast or thighs (diced)
  • 1 bunch broccoli raab (ends trimmed + roughly chopped into bite size)
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil or cilantro (roughly chopped)

For Serving

  • Steamed rice
  • Arils from one pomegranate
  • Chopped peanuts


  • In the bowl of your crockpot, combine the onion, garlic, ginger, lemongrass, curry paste, fish sauce, coconut milk, and honey. Add the chicken and broccoli rabe, toss to combine.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 5-6 hours or on HIGH for 4-5 hours. Just before serving, stir in the basil and or cilantro.
  • Serve the curry over a bowl of steamed rice. Top with pomegranate arils, peanuts and fresh basil or cilantro. Eat!


This recipe is courtesy of Tieghan Gerard at Halfbaked Harvest.

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