Monday, July 30, 2012

Crockpot Honey Sesame Chicken




This couldn't have been an easier dinner to make. I've never cooked with chicken thighs before since I'm not a huge fan of dark meat but I really wanted to stick to the original recipe. (Normally I would sub chicken breasts for thighs) I'm so glad I did. It tasted just like the sesame chicken you would get at a Chinese restaurant. Yummy!


Crockpot Honey Sesame Chicken
Source-Table for Two

Ingredients
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs, about 5
Salt and pepper
1 cup of honey
1/2 cup of low sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tbsp. vegetable oil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 cup diced onion
1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes
Cornstarch
Sesame seeds

Place the chicken thighs in the crockpot insert and sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides.
In a medium sized bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, ketchup, oil, garlic, onion, and red pepper flakes. Stir to combine well. Pour over the chicken in the crockpot.
Cook on low for 3-4 hours or high for 1 1/2-2 1/2 hours.
When done, remove chicken from crock pot and cut into chunks. Prior to putting the chicken back in the crockpot, combine some cornstarch in water and whisk it into the crockpot to thicken up the sauce a bit. Put the chicken back in and stir around to recoat the chicken in the sauce.
Serve hot over a bed of white rice (optional) and sprinkle some sesame seeds on top.

13 comments:

  1. This looks awesome..and I love my crock pot. It makes me feel like an awesome chef! Thanks for sharing.

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  2. This recipe sounds so delicious! Lots of great flavors! Please come over and join ON THE MENU MONDAY, going on now... your crockpot chicken looks so yummy!

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  3. This looks great! Thanks so much for linking up at "Try a New Recipe Tuesday!"

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  4. Wow! I'm totally going to try this!

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  5. Sounds and looks delicious! I'm so glad you linked up at Romance on a dime's TIOT party!!

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  6. this looks delicious. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday.
    http://marlys-thisandthat.blogspot.com/

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  7. this looks delicious. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday.
    http://marlys-thisandthat.blogspot.com/

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  8. Mmm, sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing at our Pinteresting Party.

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  9. This looks like a delicious, quick recipe...great for weeknights! Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday!

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  10. Hey great slow cooker dish! This week's Food on Friday on Carole's Chatter is all about collecting up slow cooker/crockpot recipes. It would be great if you linked this in. This is the link . Have a good week.

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  11. Great that you linked in. Cheers

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  12. why am i so stupid that i can not for the life of me figure out how to print this?

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  13. Made this for dinner tonight and it was Delish! I accidently put in more than 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes and could really feel the heat. I will remember next time tor sure ;)

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