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5 from 2 votes


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. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: crockpot chicken dinner, slow cooker honey chicken
Servings: 4 -5
Calories: 414kcal
Author: Lori @ www.AReinventedMom.com


  • 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


  • Place chicken breasts, onions and carrots in slow cooker.
  • Combine the next 7 ingredients and mix well. ┬áPour 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. ┬áPlace 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.


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