slow cooker honey chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Chicken

  • Author: Kate
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: Asian


  • 4 boneless chicken breast halves
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup white wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, mined
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds


  1. Put chicken breasts in your slow cooker.
  2. Combine sugar, honey, vinegar, garlic and  soy sauce in a bowl and whisk until well-combined.  Pour over chicken, turning the chicken over a few times until well-coated.
  3. Cook on low for 8 hours.
  4. Remove chicken with tongs and using two forks, shred it into bite-sized pieces.
  5. Mix cornstarch with 2 tablespoons cold water and pour into the liquid in the slow cooker.  Turn the heat up to high, cover and cook for 10 more minutes.
  6. Return shredded chicken to slow cooker and toss with the sauce until well coated.
  7. Serve over cooked spinach, polenta, rice or pasta, and sprinkle each serving with sesame seeds.