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Slow Cooker Honey Chicken

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Busy days call for easy recipes. Slow Cooker Honey Chicken requires just 10 minutes of prep and the slow cooker does the rest. Your family will love the slightly sweet, slightly tangy (with just a wee bit of spice) flavors.

It’s been a while since I’ve posted a new recipe – not by by design, but more a result of adjusting to new schedules and finding the time to actually write a post.  I hope to get back to posting on a more regular schedule soon.  Thanks for sticking around during the lean times!

Today I have a quick and easy slow cooker recipe for you.  Slow Cooker Honey Chicken is a hit with the Teens and adults in my house.  I realize this dish doesn’t look very “special”, but you are going to have to trust me on this one.  Even The Girl (who isn’t a huge fan of meat) loves this dish, going so far as to hide the tiny cup of leftovers in the back of the refrigerator so no one else would eat them (true!).

I need to start doubling this recipe, because we almost polished off the entire dish the last time I made it.  You only need to whip up a batch of rice, add a side salad and some fruit, and you have a full meal on the dinner table in no time.

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The ingredient list is basic and you likely have everything you need in your pantry.

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SLOW COOKER HONEY CHICKEN

Busy days call for easy recipes. Slow Cooker Honey Chicken requires just 10 minutes of prep and the slow cooker does the rest. Your family will love the slightly sweet, slightly tangy (with just a wee bit of spicy) flavors. 
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 5 hours
Total Time: 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 4 -5
Calories: 414kcal
Author: Lori @ www.AReinventedMom.com

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/3 cup onions,, diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots,, diced
  • 2/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tbsp. sunflower oil
  • 2 cloves garlic,, minced
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes, more or less to taste
  • 1/3 cup water
  • Sesame seeds, optional

Instructions

  • Place chicken breasts, onions and carrots in slow cooker.
  • Combine the next 7 ingredients and mix well.  Pour over chicken, carrots and onions.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours (or until chicken is cooked through).
  • Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred with 2 forks.  Place shredded chicken back in slow cooker and stir to combine with the sauce.
  • Serve over rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds (if using) before serving.
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Nutrition

Calories: 414kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 1345mg | Potassium: 624mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 2785IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1.4mg

Nutritional information is provided as a reference, using an online calculator. We recommend verifying the information independently for accuracy.

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15 Comments

  1. I love this recipe so much it has been featured! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!

  2. This looks so yummy! Pinned. Cassie has chosen your dish to be featured at our party tomorrow night at 7 pm. Woo Hoo!
    Happy Sunday! Lou Lou Girls

  3. Sounds tasty. I am always looking for slow cooker recipes. Pinned. Thanks for visiting Weekend Bites (formally Foodie Friday.)

  4. Yay! I love honey sesame chicken. 😀 The only thing that makes it even better is the convenience of throwing it all in a crockpot. Can’t wait to try this out!

  5. I love your Honey Sesame Chicken and can’t wait to taste it! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with Full Plate Thursday. Have a great week and come back soon!
    Miz Helen

  6. Your recipe looks fabulous. Would be honored if you would stop by and share at Foodie Fridays this week. The party starts on Thursday 9 pm EST. Hope to see you there. (coming from Lou Lou Girls)
    Blessings,
    Shari

  7. This sounds really good! I wonder if I could make a big batch and freeze half of it for a future meal? Thanks for the recipe – I am going to try this one.

    1. I bet it would keep in the freezer for a little bit, Vickie. I haven’t done so yet, but I have frozen similar dishes with good results. Come back & update if you do freeze some.

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