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slow cooker sesame chicken
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Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

This delightful slow-cooker recipe is the perfect substitute for Chinese take-out so you can stick with your healthy eating plan with nutritious but delicious food.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Kid-Friendly, Slow Cooker
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 334kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into large pieces
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons ginger-garlic puree or fresh chopped ginger and garlic
  • 1/4 cup tamari or Braggs aminos or coconut aminos
  • 1 lime peel removed
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped, optional

Instructions

  • Place chicken in a 5 quart crockpot.
  • In a blender, combine ginger-garlic puree, tamari, and peeled lime. Puree.
  • Drizzle sauce over the chicken.
  • Cover and cook chicken for 3-5 hours on high, or 4-6 hours on low.
  • When the chicken is cooked through and tender, remove the lid from the crockpot, drain the juices, and drizzle with honey. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  • Stir to coat. Garnish with green onions and cilantro. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 1.5cups | Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 226mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 35g |
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 12