Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken


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This easy recipe for slow cooker teriyaki chicken is one of the simplest and funnest ways to make take-out at home that you’ll really love!

teriyaki chicken and brown rice on a white plate with black chopsticks

Seriously, it’s got a thick, rich sauce with flavorful chicken and broccoli…probably fantastic with carrots, too, but I love this slow cooker teriyaki chicken just the way it is.

I can’t wait to make it again–and next time I’m making a double batch so I have enough for leftovers the next day.

If you’re ready to make take-out at home, let’s get cookin’!

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What You Need to Make Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

When I say that this slow cooker teriyaki chicken is easy, I’m not kidding. Chop some veggies, cut your meat and then toss it in the slow cooker. You’re going to love the thick sauce and rich flavor, for real.

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
glass bowls and white containers of cubed raw chicken breasts, broccoli, brown sugar, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, minced garlic, cornstarch, and soy sauce, all on a withe counter next to a slow cooker

How to Make Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Step 1

Coat the bottom of your slow cooker in the sesame oil then add the chicken and brown sugar.

diced raw chicken on a spoon above a slow cooker

Step 2

Add the corn starch and stir.

a hand pouring brown sugar into a crockpot of raw diced chicken

Step 3

Add the rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and garlic, then stir to combine again.

soy sauce being added to a chicken mixture in a slow cooker

Step 4

Top with the broccoli and water, then cover and set to high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.

broccoli florets being added to a chicken mixture in a slow cooker

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teriyaki chicken and brown rice on a white plate with black chopsticks

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 of Teriyaki Chicken

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

This easy recipe for slow cooker teriyaki chicken is one of the simplest and funnest ways to make take-out at home that you'll really love!

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

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 1/3 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. Coat the bottom of your slow cooker in the sesame oil then add the chicken.
  2. Add the brown sugar.
  3. Add the corn starch and stir.
  4. Add the rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and garlic, then stir to combine again.
  5. Top with the broccoli and water, then cover and set to high for 4 hours or low for 6 hours.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 137Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 639mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 15g

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