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4.4 from 48 votes

Sweet Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken Recipe

A healthier version of your favorite take-out dish that the kids will LOVE. This Sweet Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken Recipe will be an instant family favorite!
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Ingredients

  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch dissolved in 3 Tablespoons water
  • Sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Start by seasoning chicken lightly with salt and pepper and place into crock pot.
  • In a bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, onion, ketchup, oil, garlic and pepper flakes.
  • Pour over chicken.
  • Cook on LOW for 4 hours or on HIGH 2 hours,
  • or just until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove chicken from crock pot with a slotted spoon, leaving sauce behind.
  • Dissolve 2 teaspoons of cornstarch in 3 tablespoons of water and pour into crock pot.
  • Stir to combine with sauce. Replace lid and cook sauce on HIGH for ten more minutes until the sauce has thickened.
  • Shred chicken with two forks and then return to pot and toss with sauce before serving.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve over rice, quinoa, noodles or MY favorite, spinach!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 307kcal (15%)Carbohydrates: 51g (17%)Protein: 14g (28%)Fat: 6g (9%)Cholesterol: 36mg (12%)Sodium: 1240mg (52%)Potassium: 330mg (9%)Sugar: 49g (54%)Vitamin A: 95IU (2%)Vitamin C: 2.6mg (3%)Calcium: 15mg (2%)Iron: 1mg (6%)