Slow Cooker Sticky Garlic Chicken

Simple, easy and flavory! This sticky garlic chicken is just from another world!

The soy sauce adds a very good flavor to the slow cooked chicken. You will make anyone who gets a bite of it ask for more! Give it a try, you won’t regret it.

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You’ll Need

  • 4 skinless chicken thighs, skin removed if purchased with skin on, bone-in or boneless fine
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds, divided
  • 1/2 cup light (lower sodium) soy sauce, optional Tamari
  • 1/4 cup raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

How To

  • First, rub the chicken with salt and half of the pepper.
  • In a skillet sprayed with olive oil, brown both sides of the chicken over medium to high heat.
  • Once browned, transfer the chicken to the slow cooker and sprinkle it with 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds.
  • Mix together the soy sauce, honey, lemon juice, garlic and the remaining pepper in a small bowl.
  • Add the sauce to the chicken and cook for 6 hours on low or 4 hours on high.
  • Separte the chicken from the liquid.
  • Place the liquid in a small saucepan and cook it with the cornstrach over low heat until it thickens.
  • Just before serving, pour the sauce over the chicken and sprinkle with the rest of the sesame seeds.
  • This chicken dish goes perfectly over a bed of steamed brown rice or quinoa.

Nutrition Facts

  • Yields: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 chicken thigh with sauce
  • Calories: 255
  • Total Fat: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 66 mg
  • Sodium: 2151 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 22 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1 g
  • Sugars: 18 g
  • Protein: 16 g
  • SmartPoints value : 9

 

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