Slow Cooker Honey Soy Chicken
Tender shredded chicken with an irresistible honey soy sauce spiked with the flavors of garlic and ginger. Serve this Slow Cooker Honey Soy Chicken over rice for an easy, family-friendly weeknight meal.
- 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs trimmed
- ½ cup low-sodium soy sauce
- ¼ cup honey
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- ½ red onion diced
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 1 tablespoon Asian chili garlic sauce (like Huy Fong) optional
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- ¼ cup sliced green onions
- 3 cups cooked rice or as needed for serving
Add the chicken thighs to a 6 quart slow cooker.
In a medium bowl mix together the soy sauce, honey, vinegar, red onion, garlic, ginger, and Asian garlic chili paste (if using). Pour the sauce over the chicken. Cook the chicken on low for 4 hours.
Remove the chicken and set it aside. Whisk the cornstarch into the liquid in the slow cooker. Cover the slow cooker with its lid and increase the heat to high. Cook the sauce for 15 to 30 minutes, until it thickens to your liking.
Meanwhile, slice or shred the chicken. Transfer it back to the slow cooker and combine with the sauce. Top with the green onions and serve over cooked rice.
Calories: 360kcalCarbohydrates: 41gProtein: 33gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 144mgSodium: 985mgPotassium: 482mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 78IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 35mgIron: 2mg
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