Sweet Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

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As much as I love to hide myself away in the kitchen trying out new recipes, on busy days I love the convenience of turning on the crockpot and walking away.  This recipe for Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken will tickle your taste buds and have you coming back for more.  There are no fancy ingredients and it only takes minutes to throw together before you head out the door.  And when you come back home you will be greeted with the most glorious aromas wafting through your house.  Then all you have to do is shred the chicken, thicken the sauce, serve it over some rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds.  Easy!

Sweet Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken

Ingredients:

4-6 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts

Salt and pepper

1 Cup Honey

1/2 Cup Soy Sauce

1/2 Cup Diced Onion (I used a Spanish Onion just because I love them!)

1/4 Cup Tomato Sauce

2 Tbl Olive Oil

2 Cloves Garlic, Minced (I used at least 3, but I’m a garlic lover)

1/4 tsp Chilli Flakes

2 tsp Cornflour dissolved in 3 Tbl Water

Sesame Seeds

Rice and Veges to serve

Directions:

Season your chicken breasts lightly with salt and pepper and lay in the bottom of your crockpot.

In a bowl, combine the honey, soy sauce, onion, tomato sauce, oil, garlic and chilli flakes and then pour this mixture over your chicken breasts.

Cook on LOW for 5-6 hours or on HIGH  for 3-4 hours, or until the chicken is cooked through.  Every crockpot is different, so keep a good eye on your chicken to ensure it doesn’t dry out.

Remove the chicken from the crockpot, leaving the sauce behind.

Dissolve the 2 teaspoons of cornflour in the 3 tablespoons of water and add to the sauce in the crockpot.

Stir to combine, place the lid back on and cook the sauce on HIGH for ten minutes until it has thickened.

While the sauce is thickening, shred the chicken with two forks and then return it to the crockpot and toss to coat completely with the sauce.

Serve over rice with veges of your choice and sprinkle with the sesame seeds.

Recipe Source:  http://www.familyfreshmeals.com

 

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