Slow cooker honey chicken – Super easy recipe to make and absolutely delicious! The healthy crockpot chicken comes out tender every time.
I love to have lots of quick and easy slow cooker recipes on hand, especially for those busy weeknights. This crock pot honey garlic chicken is one of my favorites, along with slow cooker ribs, taco lasagna, slow cooker carnitas and slow cooker cabbage soup.
Crock pot honey garlic chicken
If you know me, I’m all about quick and easy DELICIOUS recipes! This slow cooker honey sesame chicken is one of those recipes. The chicken has such a unique flavor and leaves your family begging for more! They’ll think you slaved all day in the kitchen. Shh! Don’t tell. They don’t have to know it only took you five minutes to make. ;) This dish is also pretty healthy as well. You can cut back on the honey to make it even more healthy.
Look at all the juicy flavor! It makes the healthy crockpot chicken so tender.
How to make slow cooker honey chicken
This slow cooker honey garlic chicken recipe really is so simple and only requires 5 basic ingredients for the sauce that I’m sure you already have in your pantry:
- 1/2 cup soy sauce (I like to use low-sodium)
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1 TB olive oil
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
All you need to do is mix those ingredients together, add a little salt and pepper and pour over the healthy crockpot chicken. Then you let the slow cooker do all the work.
Slow cooker honey chicken variations
We love to serve this crock pot honey garlic chicken over rice or quinoa, but it also taste great in lettuce wraps or over a salad. To top it off you can add sesame seeds and sliced green onions on top. Sometimes with the leftover chicken we’ll even make tacos or nachos. The possibilities are endless.
Slow cooker honey chicken
- 1.5 pounds chicken breasts
- 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 1 teaspoon kosher salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- Cooked quinoa or rice ,for serving
Optional: sliced green onions, sesame seeds for topping
- Place chicken breasts in a crock pot. Combine soy sauce, honey, olive oil, onion powder, garlic, salt and pepper in a medium bowl. Stir until combined. Pour sauce over chicken. Cook on low for 3-4 hours, or until the chicken easily falls apart.
- Serve chicken over cooked quinoa. Add extra sauce and top with green onions and sesame seeds if desired.
Mmm… tasty! I hope this crock pot honey garlic chicken will become a family favorite in your home! Enjoy!
So are you a slow cooker fan? What are some of your favorite healthy chicken crockpot recipes?