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Slow-Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

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  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 5 hr 15 min
  • Servings 4
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This mouthwatering honey garlic chicken is slow cooked with potatoes in a sweet and savoury sauce for a perfect (and super easy!) all-in-one meal.
Created Apr 16, 2018
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  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon honey
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely chopped (about 5 teaspoons)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 lb (750 g) small red potatoes, halved
  • 1 small onion, cut into wedges
  • 8 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 3/4 lb/875 g)
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • Chopped Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired


  • 1
    Spray 4- to 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In small bowl, mix broth, 1/4 cup honey, the garlic, salt and pepper. Add potatoes and onion to slow cooker.
  • 2
    Arrange chicken on top of potato mixture in slow cooker; pour broth mixture on top of chicken and potatoes. Cover and cook on Low heat setting 4 1/2 to 5 1/2 hours or until potatoes are tender and chicken is cooked through.
  • 3
    Remove chicken and vegetables to platter; cover and keep warm. With fine mesh sieve, strain cooking juices into medium bowl; transfer cooking juices back to slow cooker. In small bowl, add water and cornstarch; beat with whisk into cooking juices in slow cooker. Cover and cook on High heat setting 20 to 25 minutes or until slightly thickened and bubbly around edges.
  • 4
    With whisk, beat in butter, remaining 1 tablespoon honey and the soy sauce. Serve sauce with chicken and vegetables. Garnish with parsley.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Serve with a side of green vegetables to round out the meal.
  • Tip 2
    Feel free to adjust the amount of honey and soy sauce to your liking, by stirring in additional teaspoons before serving.

Nutrition Information

550 Calories, 15g Total Fat, 45g Protein, 58g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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