Go Back
+ servings

Looking for more free recipes? Subscribe to my newsletter and follow along on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram for all of the latest updates.

4.54 from 67 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!
Print Pin This


  • 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


  • 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%)