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Plate with honey garlic chicken thighs with rice and broccoli

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe


You need just 6 basic ingredients to make this slow cooker honey garlic chicken thighs recipe. And then turn leftovers into a different meal!


  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce 
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. sriracha 
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • 3 lbs. chicken thighs, skinless and boneless


  1. Remove meat from fridge and place in the bottom of a 6-qt. slow cooker.

  2. In a small bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, lime juice, garlic, and sriracha. 

  3. Pour mixture over chicken and stir a bit to ensure all meat is coated with sauce. Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-7 hours. When it’s finished, lightly shred with two forks and set aside at least 2 1/2 cups for sesame peanut noodles


  • Serve with rice and a vegetable. 
  • Replace soy sauce with tamari for a gluten-free meal.

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