Crock Pot Sesame Chicken

Makes 6 servings.

  • 2 pound boneless, skinless breasts
  • Dashes of salt and pepper
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons diced onion
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 Tbs canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, smashed and minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 Tbs water
  • Sprinkle of sesame seeds
  1. Season both sides of chicken lightly with salt and pepper, and place pieces into into a crock pot that has been coated with non-stick spray.
  2. In a small bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, onion, ketchup, oil, garlic and pepper flakes. Pour over chicken in crock pot.
  3. Cook on LOW for 4 - 5 hours or on high for 2 - 3 hours until chicken is cooked through.
  4. Remove chicken pieces from crock pot and place on cutting surface.
  5. Remove most of the sauce from crock pot and place in small saucepan.
  6. Dissolve 4 teaspoons of cornstarch in 4 Tbs of water and pour into saucepan. Stir to combine with sauce. Boil lightly on stovetop for several minutes until sauce thickens a bit.
  7. Return the sauce to the crockpot.
  8. Cut chicken into bite size pieces, then return to pot and toss with sauce before serving.
  9. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve over rice or noodles.