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Slow Cooker Asian Honey Chicken

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: best slow cooker asian chicken recipe, easy slow cooker asian chicken recipe, easy slow cooker glazed honey chicken recipe, slow cooker glazed honey chicken
Servings: 6


  • Slow Cooker


  • 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • ½ cup honey
  • ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup shallot chopped
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp ginger grated
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • 5 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tbsp cold water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch


  • chopped green onion
  • white sesame seeds


  • In a small bowl: combine honey, low-sodium soy sauce, garlic, ginger, shallot, white pepper, rice vinegar and mix. Set aside.
  • Clean and trim the fat off the chicken thighs.
  • Place the chicken into the slow cooker.
  • Pour sauce over the meat and mix.
  • Cover with lid and cook on low for 4 hours.
  • Remove the chicken and place on a plate/bowl. Shred the chicken then cover with foil and set aside.
  • In a small bowl: mix 1 tbsp cornstarch and 2 tbsp 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 8-10 minutes or until it thickens.
  • When ready to serve, pour the sauce over the chicken and rice (white, brown or cauliflower rice). Add chopped green onions and white sesame seeds on top.