Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken in an easy crock pot chicken dinner. The chicken cooks in a sweet and savory sauce that's perfect with rice and veggies.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 316kcal
Author I Heart Eating


  • 3 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2-3/4 cup honey depending on desired sweetness
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha
  • 2 tablespoons dried minced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • Sesame seeds
  • Green onions


  • Place chicken into slow cooker.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper and cornstarch.
  • Stir honey, soy sauce, ketchup, sesame oil, Sriracha, onion, garlic, and ginger together in a bowl. Taste, and add additional honey as needed.
  • Pour sauce over chicken. 
  • Cook on LOW until the chicken is tender about, 3-4 hours.
  • Remove chicken from the sauce in the slow cooker to a cutting board.
  • Cut chicken into small pieces, and stir back into the sauce.
  • Serve sprinkled with sesame seeds and sliced green onion.


*Nutrition facts are estimates.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 316kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 1102mg | Potassium: 713mg | Sugar: 19g | Vitamin A: 80IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.1mg