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Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken - chicken thighs are slow cooked in an easy honey garlic sauce, then served over rice. This proves that dinner doesn’t have to be complicated to be good!

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

  • Author: Deborah
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 hours 30 mins
  • Total Time: 4 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Dish

Description

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken – chicken thighs are slow cooked in an easy honey garlic sauce, then served over rice. This proves that dinner doesn’t have to be complicated to be good!


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Ingredients

  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • Fresh basil, shredded, for topping
  • Cooked rice, for serving

Instructions

Place the chicken in the bottom of a 6 quart slow cooker. 

In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, ketchup, honey and garlic. Pour over the top of the chicken.

Place the lid on the slow cooker and cook on low for 4-6 hours, or on high for 2-4 hours.

Remove the chicken to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm. Transfer the liquid from the slow cooker to a pot and place over medium-high heat.

In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch and water. Stir into the liquid in the pot. Cook until the liquid slightly thickens.

Place the chicken and the sauce back into the slow cooker and stir to coat the chicken. Serve immediately, or leave the slow cooker on warm or low to keep warm.

Serve on top of rice and top with fresh basil.



Notes

Adapted from More Make It Fast, Cook It Slow

Note that different slow cookers cook at different heats.  If cooking on low, start checking the chicken at 4 hours and cook according to your desired doneness.  If cooking on high, start checking at 2 hours.

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Nutrition information does not include the rice.


Nutrition

  • Calories: 614
  • Sugar: 23 g
  • Sodium: 1528 mg
  • Fat: 20 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 12 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 56 g
  • Cholesterol: 184 mg