Soy-Ginger Chicken Recipe

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Cassandra Ray Modified: March 25, 2022
Soy-Ginger Chicken Recipe

How To Make Soy-Ginger Chicken

A sweet and savory mix of soy sauce, sugar, ginger, and aromatics are infused in this slow-cooked soy-ginger chicken for maximum flavor and deliciousness.

Preparation: 30 minutes
Cooking: 6 hours
Total: 6 hours 30 minutes



  • 1cupsoy sauce
  • 2tbspdark brown sugar
  • 5clovegarlic
  • 1cupfresh cilantro
  • 1pcfresh ginger
  • 5scallions
  • 1tbspbalsamic vinegar
  • 1tspground coriander
  • ½tspground pepper
  • 4chicken drumsticks and thighs,(about 2½ lbs total)
  • 2carrots
  • 1tbspcornstarch
  • white rice,cooked


  1. In a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker, stir together soy sauce, sugar, garlic, cilantro, ginger, half a cup scallions, vinegar, coriander, and pepper.

  2. Add chicken and carrots; toss to coat. Cover, and cook on low for about 6 hours until chicken is tender. Using a large spoon, skim off and discard any fat from surface of cooking liquid.

  3. In a 2-cup glass measuring cup, whisk cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water. Ladle 1 cup cooking liquid into measuring cup; whisk to combine.

  4. Pour into a small saucepan, and bring to a boil; cook until thickened. With slow cooker turned off, stir in cornstarch mixture. Serve chicken with white rice, and garnish with cilantro sprigs and remaining scallions.


  • Calories: 306.54kcal
  • Fat: 12.87g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.36g
  • Trans Fat: 0.06g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.09g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.07g
  • Fiber: 2.42g
  • Sugar: 7.27g
  • Protein: 30.38g
  • Cholesterol: 122.36mg
  • Sodium: 3672.38mg
  • Calcium: 74.99mg
  • Potassium: 779.82mg
  • Iron: 2.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 296.25µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.86mg
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