Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Savory chicken so tender you can cut it with your fork is what this recipe will have stewed to perfection in your slow cooker. The Sauce sits gorgeously around these luscious thighs. You won’t be able to wait to get them to the plate where they belong. The herbal notes of garlic are so subtle you will take your time to work your way through this juicy chicken lover’s dream come true. Top with some green onions or cilantro and serve with rice and your favorite steamed vegetable.  This recipe is perfect for the aspiring cooks in your household as it is user friendly and has a hunger enticing appeal when covered with the sauce. 

Watch the video and follow the simple instructions below and you will be ready to create a hearty tasty dish to share around the table. This meal is so simple once you know what the correct balance of ingredients and cook times are you will be glad you tried it. Like and share this or any of the recipes from my growing catalog you may find interesting. Also, don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all of the eatfoodlicious publications. 

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Flavorful chicken thigh

Ingredients

Place honey, soy sauce, ketchup and garlic in the slow cooker. Whisk or mix until smooth.

Place the chicken thighs in the slow cooker. Coat the chicken with a thick layer of sauce. The chicken skin should be face up.

Cover with a lid and cook on low for 4-5 hours.

Remove the chicken, place on a plate/bowl and cover.

In a small bowl: mix cornstarch and cold water together. Pour the mixture into the cooker. Switch the cook temperature to high. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until it thickens to your preference. Alternate method: transfer the sauce to a pan and cook over a stovetop on medium-high for 5-10 minutes or until it thickens.

When ready to serve, return chicken to the slow cooker and generously spoon the sauce all over the chicken. Then top with chopped green onions and white sesame seeds.

Top with chopped green onions and white sesame seeds.

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Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Sweet and savory garlic flavored chicken coated in a glistening honey based sauce that is filling and delicious.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 6
Calories

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 6 chicken thighs with skin & bone-in
  • cup honey
  • cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 4 garlic minced

Cornstarch Mixture

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water

Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

    Instructions
     

    • Place honey, soy sauce, ketchup and garlic in the slow cooker. Whisk or mix until smooth. Place the chicken thighs in the slow cooker. Coat the chicken with a thick layer of sauce. The chicken skin should be face up.
    • Cover with a lid and cook on low for 4-5 hours. Remove the chicken, place on a plate/bowl and cover.
    • In a small bowl: mix cornstarch and cold water together. Pour the mixture into the cooker. Switch the cook temperature to high. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until thickened to your preference. Alternate method: transfer the sauce to a pan and cook over a stovetop on medium-high for 5-10 minutes or until it thickens.
    • When ready to serve, return chicken to the slow cooker and generously spoon the sauce all over the chicken. Then top with chopped green onions and white sesame seeds.

    Serve with steamed vegetables, noodles, salad or rice (white, brown or cauliflower rice).

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      2 thoughts on “Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

      1. It’s looking so delicious. My hubby is fan of chicken. And as far as I have seen your blog, it has many recipes of chicken to try. I will try some. Great work 👍

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