Slow cooker honey chicken

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  • Slow cooker honey chicken – Super easy recipe to make and absolutely delicious! This 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 ribstaco lasagna, slow cooker carnitas and slow cooker cabbage soup.

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    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.

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    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.

    crockpot honey garlic chicken

    Slow cooker honey chicken

    Course: Main Course
    Cuisine: American
    Keyword: Slow cooker honey chicken
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 3 hours
    Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
    Servings: 5
    Calories: 300kcal
    Author: Jamielyn
    Slow cooker honey chicken- super easy recipe to make and absolutely delicious! The chicken comes out tender every time.


    • 1.5 pounds chicken breasts
    • 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce 
    • 1/2  cup honey
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon onion powder
    • 2-3 cloves garlic ,minced
    • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

    For serving: rice or quinoa, sliced green onions, sesame seeds


      • 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 rice or quinoa. Add extra sauce and top with green onions and sesame seeds if desired.
      • Enjoy!



      If you like lots of sauce, feel free to double the recipe :)


      Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 1474mg | Potassium: 567mg | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 0.8% | Vitamin C: 2.6% | Calcium: 1.5% | Iron: 6.5%

      Mmm… tasty! I hope this crock pot honey garlic chicken will become a family favorite in your home! Enjoy!

      crockpot honey garlic chicken

      So are you a slow cooker fan? What are some of your favorite healthy chicken crockpot recipes?

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