Crock Pot Sesame Honey Chicken

Crock Pot Sesame Honey Chicken

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • black pepper, to taste
  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce (La Choy for gluten-free)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp sriracha hot chili sauce, or more to taste
  • 1 heaping tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 medium scallions, chopped for garnish

Directions

  1. Place the chicken in the slow cooker and season with black pepper. In a medium bowl, combine soy sauce, honey, tomato paste, vinegar, garlic, 1 tbsp water, sesame oil, onion powder and sriracha hot chili sauce. Pour over chicken and cook on LOW 3-4 hours.
  2. Remove chicken, leaving the sauce in the slow cooker. Shred chicken with two forks; set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in remaining 1/4 cup water; add to the slow cooker and stir to combine. Cover and cook on HIGH until slightly thickened, about 15 to 20 minutes; return chicken to the slow cooker and mix well.
  4. Serve chicken and sauce over rice and top with sesame seeds and chopped scallions for garnish.
  5. Enjoy!