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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Recipe


Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken is a simple spicy, sweet and spicy chicken served over tender long grain rice that really satisfies. The aroma that will fill your kitchen will make your mouth water all day, the hardest part of this will be waiting for it to be ready. It’s so simple and so tasty that it will become a standard in your recipe rotation.

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Teriyaki is one of the most favorite Asian flavors out there. The combination of garlic, ginger, soy sauce, sugar, and vinegar is magical. Teriyaki sauce makes everything taste better. From shrimp to veggies to steak. It just goes with a lot of things.

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken is rich and flavorful and so easy to make. Slow cooker meals are a favorite for when life gets busy and this will be a winner. The tender chicken is soaked in a sweet thick sauce with minimal preparation, but it will taste like you’re enslaved all day. This is so good!

Teriyaki Chicken Ingredients:

Simple ingredients combine quickly for the perfect meal.

  • Chicken thighs: Save time by buying boneless, skinless chicken thighs. If not, you will want to bone and peel the chicken thighs.
  • Sugar: Balance the soy sauce to make the perfect sauce.
  • Soy sauce: You can use low sodium soy sauce if you like.
  • Citron vinegar: Add the zing and tenderize the chicken.
  • Ground ginger: Makes the sauce sing.
  • Minced garlic: You can use minced garlic in jars.
  • Pepper: Try using freshly ground pepper for the best flavor.
  • Cornstarch: Thicken the sauce.
  • Cold water: needed to dissolve the cornstarch
  • Rice: Long-grain brown or white rice is best.

How to make slow cooker teriyaki chicken:

Using the slow cooker makes everything easier. Just a few simple steps is all it takes to impress.

  1. Site: Put the chicken in the slow cooker.
  2. Mixture: In a large bowl combine the sugar, soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger, garlic, and pepper. Pour it over the chicken.
  3. Cook: Simmer for 4-5 hours until chicken is tender.
  4. Remove: When the chicken is done, remove it and chop it in a bowl and keep it warm.
  5. Sauce: Remove the fat from the cooking liquid. Place the liquid in a pot and bring to a boil. Mix the cold water and cornstarch in a small bowl. Add slowly to the sauce and stir until thick.

Teriyaki Tips and Variations:

You will love how versatile this recipe is, it will be everyone’s favorite.

  • Chicken: The recipe calls for boneless, skinless chicken thighs, but the chicken breasts can be used easily and will be super tender and flavorful.
  • Trim the fat: Whatever type of chicken you use, you will want to remove excess fat.
  • Honey: If you are looking for a sugar substitute, try honey. It is sweeter than sugar, so you can use less. It will add a rich deep richness to the sauce. Try using 2/3 cup of honey instead of sugar.
  • Sauce: If your sauce seems too thin even after adding the cornstarch. Mix another 1 teaspoon of cornstarch with 2 teaspoons of cold water and add. Keep adding the cornstarch grout until you get the thickness you want. It will thicken as it cools.
  • Taste: If you want to intensify the flavor, use fresh garlic and grated fresh ginger for an intense and deep flavor.

Serving and storing teriyaki chicken:

Slow cooker chicken is so easy and so versatile, you’ll love having some leftovers.

  • Double: This is an easy recipe to fold and save half for later. Leftovers often taste better anyway as the flavors continue to blend.
  • Variations: Besides rice, you can try serving it over quinoa. Roast or steam vegetables and turn the food into a stir fry or a bowl of rice. Use the chicken on sandwiches or to top a teriyaki chicken salad.
  • Store: Leftovers can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days and in the freezer for up to 3-4 months.

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Teriyaki tastes so tempting, try these other great recipes with this amazing taste.

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Preparation time 10 minute

Time to cook 4 hours

Total time 4 hours 10 minute

Author Alyssa Rivers

Portions 6 persons

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken is a simple spicy, sweet and spicy chicken served over tender long grain rice that really satisfies. The aroma that will fill your kitchen will make your mouth water all day, the hardest part of this will be waiting for it to be ready. It’s so simple and so tasty that it will become a standard in recipe rotation.

  • 12
    boneless skinless chicken thighs
    about 3 pounds (I used 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts)
  • 3/4
    Cup
    sugar
  • 3/4
    Cup
    soy sauce
  • 6
    tablespoons
    cider vinegar
  • 3/4
    teaspoon
    Ground ginger
  • 3/4
    teaspoon
    minced garlic
  • 1/4
    teaspoon
    Pepper
  • two
    tablespoons
    cornstarch
  • two
    tablespoons
    cold water
  • Hot cooked long grain rice

Updated September 15, 2020

Originally Published On Nov 13, 2012

nutritional information

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Amount per proportion

Calories 394
Calories From Fat 81

% Daily value*

Fat 9g14%

Saturated Fat 2g10%

Cholesterol 215 mg72%

Sodium 1822 mg76%

Potassium 626 mg18%

Carbohydrates 29g10%

Fiber 1g4%

Sugar 26g29%

Protein 47g94%

Vitamin A 54 UIone%

Vitamin C 1 mgone%

Calcium 26 mg3%

Iron 3 mg17%

* Percent Daily Values ​​are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is an estimate only. Each recipe and nutritional value will vary depending on the brands you use, measurement methods, and serving sizes per household.



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