Slow-Cooker Sichuan Chicken with Scallions & Baby Bok Choy
Tip: Named for its star-shaped pods that come from a small evergreen tree native to China, star anise lends a licoricelike flavor to many Asian dishes. Look for it with bulk spices in natural-foods stores or at Asian markets.
To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 days.
Equipment: 4- to 7-qt. slow cooker, cheesecloth
3 medium-fat protein, 1/2 fat, 1/2 vegetable