Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken


Posted: February 19

Time: 3-4 hours

Yield: 4 servings

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Dump a few ingredients into your slow cooker early in the day and enjoy this Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken a few hours later with no effort! This dish is made delicious and flavorful by sweet honey, savory soy sauce, tangy kitchen, dried minced onion, and more. Top this Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken with sesame seeds and serve with rice or noodles for a restaurant-level meal!


Ingredients

• 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast halves, skinless, boneless • 1/2 cup honey • 1/4 cup soy sauce • 2 tablespoons ketchup • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil • 2 teaspoons cornstarch • 3 tablespoons water • rice, optional, cooked, for serving • sesame seeds, for topping

Directions

Step 1

Place the chicken breast halves in the slow cooker.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, stir the honey, soy sauce, ketchup, minced onion, garlic powder, and vegetable oil.

Step 3

Pour the mixture on top of the chicken in the slow cooker.

Step 4

Preheat the temperature of the slow cooker to low heat and cook the chicken until it is tender, about 3-4 hours.

Step 5

Using a spoon, transfer the chicken breasts from the slow cooker onto a cutting board.

Step 6

Mix the cornstarch and water together, ensuring that the cornstarch dissolves completely and forms a slurry.

Step 7

Pour the cornstarch-water slurry into the slow cooker, mixing it in with the sauce until it is all smooth.

Step 8

Cook the sauce on high heat until it is slightly thickened, about 10-15 minutes.

Step 9

Cut the chicken into smaller, bite-sized pieces and stir it back into the sauce.

Step 10

Serve over rice and garnish with sesame seeds.


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