Crockpot Honey Sesame Chicken
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Asian
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Serves: 4-6
 
Recipe from The Comfort of Cooking
Ingredients
  • 6-8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs or 4 chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup honey
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • ½ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • ⅓ cup water
  • 2 packets minute rice, optional
  • ½ tablespoon (or more) sesame seeds
  • 3 scallions, chopped
Instructions
  1. Place chicken in Crock Pot and lightly season both sides with salt and pepper.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine onion, garlic, honey, ketchup, soy sauce, oil and red pepper flakes. Pour over chicken. Cook on low for 3-4 hours, or high for 2 hours.
  3. Remove chicken to a cutting board, leaving sauce. Shred chicken into bite-sized pieces; set aside. Prepare rice according to package instructions.
  4. In a small bowl, dissolve 4 teaspoons cornstarch in ⅓ cup water; add to crock pot. Stir to combine with sauce. Cover and cook sauce on high for ten more minutes, or until slightly thickened.
  5. Add cooked rice to 4 plates, top with chicken and spoon sauce over top. Sprinkle evenly with sesame seeds and chopped scallions.
Recipe by Running With Scissors at http://blog.angiekovacs.com/?p=195