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Sesame slow cooker chicken

Sweet Sesame Crockpot Chicken

  • Author: Alyssia Sheikh
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Total Time: 6 hours
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


Sweet & savory slow cooker chicken with Asian-inspired flavors.



2 lbs (900g) boneless skinless chicken thighs, whole

1 small onion, diced

3 cups (540g) broccoli florets

3 cups (540g) cauliflower florets

4 carrots, cut into rounds

2 cups (475g) broth

⅓ cup (80 mL) honey (omit for Paleo & Whole30)

¼ cup (60 mL) soy sauce or coconut aminos

¼ cup (60 mL) ketchup

1 tsp sesame oil

salt & pepper, to taste

1½ cups (285g) instant brown rice, uncooked (omit for Paleo & Whole30)


  • Add all ingredients and broth to your slow cooker, except for chicken and rice. Add the chicken thighs on top, reserve rice for later.
  • Cover and cook over low heat for 6 hours, until chicken is tender.
  • Remove chicken from the cooker, add rice and stir to combine. Return chicken to the slow cooker.
  • Cover and let stand 5 minutes until rice is tender. Shred chicken if desired.
  • Stir and enjoy!

Yields 12 cups.


*For Paleo & Whole30 meals, be sure to use approved ingredients, condiments & flavorings!


  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 363
  • Fat: 7g
  • Carbohydrates: 45g
  • Protein: 29g