One-Pot Honey Garlic Chicken in the Crock-Pot

Kim Conte
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chickenIs there any ingredient as versatile as honey? Yesterday it sweetened our goat cheese crostini; today it's a key element in this easy, one-pot dinner: Honey Garlic Chicken in the slow cooker.

With pineapple, soy sauce, and of course, honey, this dish reminds me of sweet and sour chicken that you order from your favorite takeout Chinese place -- except this version is healthier. We like it over brown rice.

One-Pot Honey Garlic Chicken from All Recipes

  • Chicken breasts, thighs, or drumsticks
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root
  • 1 (20-oz.) can pineapple pieces, juice reserved
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch (optional)
  • 1/4 cup water (optional)

1. Place chicken in slow cooker. In a bowl, mix honey, soy sauce, ketchup, garlic, ginger, and reserved pineapple juice. Pour into slow cooker. Cover and cook 4 hours on high. Stir in pineapple just before serving.

2. If you like a thicker sauce: Mix cornstarch and water in a small bowl. Remove thighs from slow cooker. Blend the cornstarch mixture into remaining sauce in slow cooker to thicken. Serve sauce over chicken.

Have you made any good one-pot meals lately?

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