Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken With Honey Recipe

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken With Honey Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken with Honey

Grab a bite of these tender and luscious teriyaki chicken, slow cooked in a sweet-savory mix of teriyaki and honey, for a heartily filling meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 15 minutes



  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • 1tbspwater,room temperature
  • 3tbspbrown sugar
  • ¼cuphoney
  • ½cupsoy sauce
  • ¼cupvinegar,like rice wine or apple cider
  • 2tspgarlic,minced
  • 2tspfresh ginger,or ½ tsp of ground ginger, minced
  • ½medium onion,chopped
  • 4chicken breasts,(about 1½ to 2 lb total), boneless skinless
  • sesame seeds,optional for serving
  • scallion,chopped, optional for serving


  1. Stir the cornstarch and water together in a small bowl until combined, then pour into a medium saucepan over low-medium heat.

  2. Add the brown sugar, honey, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, and ginger. Allow to simmer while whisking occasionally. Bring to a boil and allow to boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat.

  3. Place the chopped onion and chicken into a 4-quart or larger slow cooker. Pour the teriyaki sauce on top.

  4. Cook on High for 3 hours or on Low for 5 hours.

  5. Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and using 2 forks, shred into smaller pieces. Place back into the slow cooker and stir to combine.

  6. Cook for 1 more hour on Low, stirring occasionally.

  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and scallion, if desired, and serve on top of cooked rice or quinoa. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Keep leftovers in a large Tupperware in the refrigerator for up to a week. Reheat in the microwave.


  • Calories: 425.10kcal
  • Fat: 16.31g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.68g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.50g
  • Carbohydrates: 29.45g
  • Fiber: 0.60g
  • Sugar: 24.74g
  • Protein: 39.21g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 1864.81mg
  • Calcium: 43.47mg
  • Potassium: 571.71mg
  • Iron: 1.96mg
  • Vitamin A: 41.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.61mg
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