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Slow Cooker Honey Teriyaki Chicken

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Slow cooker honey teriyaki chicken is a family favorite dinner. Only a few ingredients for a homemade honey teriyaki sauce and some chicken is all you need! The chicken is so tender thanks to the long cook time in the slow cooker. Serve over cooked rice and drizzle with additional teriyaki sauce.

Slow cooker honey teriyaki chicken is a family favorite dinner. Only a few ingredients for a homemade honey teriyaki sauce and some chicken is all you need! The chicken is so tender thanks to the long cook time in the slow cooker. Serve over cooked rice and drizzle with additional teriyaki sauce.

The Monday curse is real friends. Can I just say that I am so glad it’s Tuesday. I spent the entire weekend, not really the entire weekend but any free moment I had (which was after the kids’ bedtime), making a nice long grocery list of everything I needed. My menu plan for the week was fabulous. I had a bunch of stuff to make for the blog. I was feeling good because rarely do I actually get my entire grocery list written out and all ready to go.

Anyways, so come Monday morning and I pack up my kids and haul everyone off to the store. It literally went south right when we pulled in the parking lot. Baby was crying, the toddler was throwing an epic tantrum because she didn’t want to wear her jacket, I could not find my debit card anywhere, I realized that I forgot the grocery list on the kitchen counter, I forgot the baby bottle at home, and to top it off my 5-year-old was throwing a fit over not being able to push the cart by herself…..

No joke this all happened in the parking lot. We hadn’t even gone in yet. Needless to say, I put all the kids back into the car and drove home. We ended up going to Sam’s Club for dinner (glamorous I know). Ugh. Life with young kids is hard. But then when your 2-year-old comes to you moments after coming home from said bad experience in the parking lot, and says “mom I sorry for crying” and then gives you a hug; those hard moments don’t seem so hard anymore.

Slow cooker honey teriyaki chicken is a family favorite dinner. Only a few ingredients for a homemade honey teriyaki sauce and some chicken is all you need! The chicken is so tender thanks to the long cook time in the slow cooker. Serve over cooked rice and drizzle with additional teriyaki sauce.

Day-to-day life with young kids is hard. Which is why I love having quick & simple slow cooker recipes that I can prepare in the morning and then I know for sure, regardless of how crazy the day was, that we’ll have dinner ready that evening.

All you have to do is cook some rice when you’re ready for dinner. That’s it.

Slow cooker honey teriyaki chicken is a family favorite dinner. Only a few ingredients for a homemade honey teriyaki sauce and some chicken is all you need! The chicken is so tender thanks to the long cook time in the slow cooker. Serve over cooked rice and drizzle with additional teriyaki sauce.

This honey teriyaki chicken is just some chicken breasts and an easy homemade teriyaki sauce. Cook it in the crock pot all day and then add some cornstarch/water to help thicken it. Serve over rice and garnish with green onions and sesame seeds. Even my 1st grader who claims he hates rice ate his entire plate! I was shocked and so happy at the same time. This one is a winner. Try it and let me know what you think.

Slow Cooker Honey Teriyaki Chicken

Slow cooker honey teriyaki chicken is a family favorite dinner. Only a few ingredients for a homemade honey teriyaki sauce and some chicken is all you need! The chicken is so tender thanks to the long cook time in the slow cooker. Serve over cooked rice and drizzle with additional teriyaki sauce.

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Ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 - 2 lbs)
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker with cooking spray and place chicken breasts into the bottom.
  • In a mixing bowl combine water, brown sugar, honey, soy sauce, garlic, and sesame oil. Whisk together to combine. Pour over the chicken.
  • Cook on low heat for 5-7 hours.
  • 30 minutes before serving take out the chicken and place on a plate and shred with two forks.
  • Mix cornstarch and cold water in small bowl and pour into the teriyaki sauce in the slow cooker. Whisk to combine. Add the shredded chicken back in and let cook on low for the remaining 30 minutes of cook time.
  • Serve over hot cooked rice and garnish with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.

Notes

The recipe as is produces a thinner teriyaki sauce. It is supposed to be this way so that there is plenty to drizzle over each serving as well as keep the chicken moist. If you prepare a thicker teriyaki sauce use less water; like maybe 1 cup of water.

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4 Comments

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    Christy
    October 30, 2017 at 8:30 pm I made this tonight and it was very good! The sauce and chicken were quite flavorful. Much more than 6 hours and I think the chicken would be extremely dry though.
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      Together As Family
      October 30, 2017 at 10:57 pm Yay! It really is so yummy and easy. Yea, all slow cookers seem to cook at different temperatures. Mine cooks at a higher temp so I only ever cook mine for about 6 hours too. I love that the chicken gets so tender. Thanks for coming back to leave your comment.
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      Susan
      December 8, 2018 at 11:22 am I just put everything into the slow cooker. I noticed at the bottom it said mix the corn starch and water back into the teriyaki sauce??? The recipe said 1/2 cup of soy sauce. Did I mess up or is the recipe wrong?
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        Together As Family
        December 13, 2018 at 1:41 pm Cornstarch and water thicken the sauce once it's done cooking. The soy sauce is part of the homemade teriyaki sauce that you cook the chicken with in the slow cooker.

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