Slow Cooker Chicken Breast – Honey Sesame Chicken

If you have a rice cooker and slow cooker, you’re all set to make a worry free easy meal that only requires a bit of work near the end when you shred the chicken. This sumptuous Asian style slow cooked meal doesn’t take long and I fudged a bit to cut down on the dishes. Instead of mixing the sauce in a separate bowl, I mixed it right in the slow cooker, then added the chicken and tossed to coat. I’ll let you decide how to make yours by giving you the original way it was made.

Slow Cooker Chicken Breast

I can’t tell you how delighted I’ve been to find all the mouth watering slow cooker recipes. Even though I’ve had one for a zillion years, I never used it because all the recipes I found tasted the same—like boiled something with spices.

Slow Cooker Chicken Breast

A lot of people have been busy since these wonderful machines first came out and created recipes that are now so delicious you want to eat them every day and you can without ever making the same one twice for quite a long time. The honey sesame chicken is just one example of restaurant quality food you can make without breaking a sweat.

Slow Cooker Chicken Breast


The final step is the most difficult (just kidding). Take out the thighs and shred the meat, then return it back to the sauce in the slow cooker. Just keep this covered and warm for 30 minutes to melt the flavors of the chicken and the juices together. Serve it over rice with a garnish of sliced green onions and sesame seeds. It’s so tender, sweet and juicy, my mouth is watering right now just thinking of how good it tastes.

Slow Cooker Chicken Breast

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

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Recipe by: Calleigh |
Category: Entree
Cuisine: Asian

One of the easiest meal to prepare is using a crockpot. Just drop the ingredients and you're set to a meal your family will love.

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken


3 hours, 30 minutes
339.56 kcal
  1. 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  2. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
    For the Honey Mixture:
  1. 1 small onion, diced
  2. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  3. 1/2 cup honey
  4. 1/2 cup soy sauce
  5. 1/4 cup ketchup
  6. 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  7. 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  1. 1 green onion, thinly sliced for garnish
  2. Sesame seeds, for garnish


3 hours, 30 minutes
Ready in
3 hours, 30 minutes
  1. In a large bowl, combine onion, garlic, honey, soy sauce, ketchup, vegetable oil and red pepper.
  2. Season chicken thighs with salt and pepper, to taste. Place chicken thighs into a slow cooker. Add honey mixture and gently toss to combine. Cover and cook on low heat for 3 hours and 30 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken thighs from the slow cooker and shred the chicken before returning to the pot with the juices. Cover and keep warm for an additional 30 minutes.
  4. Serve immediately, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.


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Nutrition Facts

Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken


Amount Per Serving
Calories 339.56 kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.08 g 17%
Saturated Fat 2.0 g 10%
Trans Fat 0.07 g
Cholesterol 142.13 mg 47.4%
Sodium 1403.53 mg 58.5%
Total Carbohydrate 28.97 g 9.7%
Dietary Fiber 0.67 g 2.7%
Sugars 25.93 g
Protein 31.92 g
Vitamin A Vitamin C
Calcium Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Slow Cooker Chicken Breast - Honey Sesame Chicken

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abt me 150x150 Hi there, my name is Calleigh. Glad you’re here, you will find recipes that are easy to make and taste fantastic. You’ll also find some of my personal favorite foods, ones I’ve eaten in restaurants. Thank you for stopping by.

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