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Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe | Easy and Delicious

There’s nothing quite like the comforting aroma of Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs wafting through your home. This recipe is a perfect blend of sweet and savory, making it a hit with both adults and kids. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to prepare with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.

The Best Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe

Notes on Ingredients

  • Chicken Thighs: Skinless, boneless chicken thighs are ideal for this recipe as they become tender and flavorful after slow cooking.
  • Soy Sauce: Adds a salty, umami depth to the dish.
  • Ketchup: Brings a subtle tang and sweetness.
  • Honey: Provides a natural sweetness that complements the savory soy sauce.
  • Garlic: Freshly minced garlic infuses the dish with robust flavor.
  • Dried Basil: A hint of dried basil enhances the overall flavor profile.

How to Make Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

  1. Prepare the Chicken: Arrange the chicken thighs in a single layer at the bottom of a 4-quart slow cooker.
  2. Make the Sauce: In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, ketchup, honey, minced garlic, and dried basil.
  3. Combine: Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken thighs, ensuring they are well-coated.
  4. Cook: Cover and cook on Low for 6 hours or on High for 3 to 4 hours until the chicken is tender and cooked through.

How to Serve Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Serve these delicious chicken thighs with a side of basmati rice or quinoa. Add some steamed or roasted vegetables for a well-rounded, nutritious meal. Garnish with fresh herbs like parsley or cilantro for a pop of color and extra flavor.

How to Store Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply warm in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through. You can also freeze the cooked chicken for up to 2 months. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

Nutrition information

NutrientAmount per serving% Daily Value*
Calories273.63 kcal14%
Total Fat4.54 g6%
Carbs35.15 g14%
Sugars30.89 g34%
Protein25.22 g50%
Sodium2193.28 mg110%
Fiber0.56 g2%
Saturated Fat1.2 g6%
Trans Fat0.02 g
Monounsaturated Fat1.63 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.05 g
Cholesterol101.52 mg34%
Calcium30.44 mg4%
Magnesium44.94 mg12%
Potassium455.79 mg13%
Iron2.13 mg15%
Zinc2.01 mg20%
Phosphorus255.35 mg36%
Vitamin A62.89 mcg8%
Vitamin C2.26 mg3%
Thiamin B10.12 mg11%
Riboflavin B20.33 mg24%
Niacin B37.81 mg49%
Vitamin B60.64 mg46%
Folic Acid B914.55 mcg7%
Vitamin B120.66 mcg26%
Vitamin D0.03 mcg1%
Vitamin E0.73 mg6%
Vitamin K8.49 mcg11%
Nutrition Information for Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

FAQs About Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Can I use chicken breasts instead of thighs?

Yes, you can use chicken breasts, but they may not be as tender as thighs. Adjust the cooking time accordingly.

Can I add vegetables to the slow cooker?

Absolutely! Adding vegetables like carrots, bell peppers, or onions can enhance the dish. Just ensure they are cut into uniform pieces for even cooking.

How can I thicken the sauce?

If you prefer a thicker sauce, you can remove the chicken once it’s cooked and simmer the sauce on the stovetop until it reaches your desired consistency. Alternatively, mix a teaspoon of cornstarch with water and stir it into the sauce, cooking until thickened.

Honey Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs

Discover the best Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs recipe. Simple to prepare with pantry staples, perfect for a family meal. Try it now!
Temps de préparation 10 minutes
Temps de cuisson 3 heures
Temps total 3 heures 10 minutes
Type de plat Dinner Plate, Main Course
Cuisine Asian Fusion
Portions 4 servings
Calories 273.63 kcal

Ingrédients
  

  • 4 skinless boneless chicken thighs
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup
  • cup honey
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

Instructions
 

  • Arrange chicken thighs in a single layer in the bottom of a 4-quart slow cooker.
  • Whisk soy sauce, ketchup, honey, garlic, and basil together in a bowl; pour over chicken thighs.
  • Cover and cook on Low for 6 hours or High for 3 to 4 hours.

Notes

Please note differences in ingredients and cooking time when using the magazine version of this recipe.
Keyword Chicken Thighs, Honey-Garlic Sauce, Slow Cooker
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Enjoy this easy and delectable Honey-Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs recipe, perfect for any night of the week!

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