if you've ever gotten bok choy and daikon radishes in the farm share and wanted recipe ideas,
if you've ever wanted to cook the meat once and repurpose the leftovers into a new meal,
if you've ever wanted to have an entree ready-to-go in the freezer,
if you've ever wanted a new crock pot recipe,
adapted from the Chicken Adobo recipe on the Aloha Shoyu Low Salt Soy Sauce label
(bought in the marked down section!)
3 chicken breasts, with rib meat (marked down!)
1 cup Aloha Shoyu Low Salt Soy Sauce (or the soy sauce of your choice)
1/2 cup cider vinegar
3 cloves garlic, smashed/crushed
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons peppercorns
1 squirt from a tube of finely chopped ginger (about 1 teaspoon minced ginger)
1 teaspoon sriracha chili sauce
Place all ingredients in a gallon size zip top bag. Refrigerate overnight.
NOTE: If this is a bulk shopping/freezer cooking event, label the bag and stick it in the freezer. If you choose to freeze, take the bag out a day or two before you're planning to cook it and let it thaw in the fridge.
When you are ready to cook, dump the contents of the bag into a crock pot (3 quart will do it). Set it to Low for 6 to 8 hours.
Take the chicken out, throw away the bay leaf, and shred the chicken between 2 forks. Or chop it with a knife into bite size pieces. Pour the liquid into a saucepan, saving about 1/3 of a cup to moisten the meat. Return the meat to the crock pot, and reduce heat to Keep Warm if you have that option.
Bring the saucepan to a simmer until the liquid is reduced by about half.
Meanwhile, the veggies.
2 baby Bok Choy chopped, stems and leaves separated
2 Daikon radishes, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced
2 green onions (farm size, about double the store size that comes in a bunch, substitute 1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped onion)
Preheat skillet to medium, add a thin film of oil. Add sliced onion and sauté 3 minutes or until soft. Add Bok Choy stems and Daikon radishes and sauté 5-8 minutes until soft. Add Bok Choy leaves and sauté until wilted. Pour reduced adobo sauce over veggies. Simmer another minute or two until thoroughly coated.