Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken


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I absolutely adore this recipe for slow cooker sesame chicken. It’s so juicy and sweet, with that distinctive sesame chicken flavor. The best kind of take-out: homemade.

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken next to white rice on a purple plate

I’m not kidding. This really is one of the very best ways to get your take-out fix. You just toss it together, head out for errands or work or whatever you’re doing that day, then come home to the best slow cooker sesame chicken.

If you’re ready to make a fantastic dinner that you’ll love, your kids will love, and you’ll basically love to make, well, let’s get cookin’!

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What You Need to Make Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

If you don’t believe me about how easy this slow cooker sesame chicken is to make, just imagine being able to measure out a few ingredients, cut up some chicken and dump it in your slow cooker.

That’s it. That’s all. Just measure, cut and run. Then come home to the awesome tender chicken that you love.

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sesame oil or stir fry oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 cup of water

How to Make Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

Step 1

Coat the bottom of your slow cooker with the sesame oil add chicken and brown sugar then stir to combine.

raw cubed chicken being added to sesame oil in a slow cooker

Step 2

Add the corn starch and garlic then mix.

minced garlic being added to chicken in a slow cooker

Step 3

Add the honey, sesame seeds, rice wine vinegar and water then stir to combine.

honey being added to sesame seeds, rice wine vinegar, water, minced garlic and chicken in a slow cooker

Step 4

Pour the soy sauce over the top and cover. Then set your slow cooker to 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken in a slow cooker

More Easy Chicken Recipes You’ll Love

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken next to white rice on a purple plate

If you love this easy chicken recipe, but you’re not quite ready to bust out your cutting board, just pin this to your favorite easy salad ideas board on Pinterest so you can find it quick later!

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Yield: 6 Servings Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

I absolutely adore this recipe for slow cooker sesame chicken. It's so juicy and sweet, with that distinctive sesame chicken flavor. The best kind of take-out: homemade.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sesame oil or stir fry oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 cup of water

Instructions

  1. Coat the bottom of your slow cooker with the sesame oil add chicken, brown sugar and garlic then stir to combine.
  2. Add the corn starch and mix.
  3. Add the honey, rice wine vinegar and water then stir to combine.
  4. Pour the soy sauce over the top and cover. Then set your slow cooker to 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 205Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 50mgSodium: 430mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 18g

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