Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Sure, here’s a simple recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki:


  • 1.5 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced (or 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger)
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Sesame seeds and sliced green onions for garnish (optional)


  1. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, brown sugar, honey, minced garlic, minced ginger, rice vinegar, and sesame oil. Stir until well combined.

  1. Place the chicken thighs or breasts in the slow cooker and pour the sauce over the chicken.
  2. Cover and cook on low heat for 4-5 hours or on high heat for 2-3 hours, until the chicken is cooked through and tender.
  3. Once the chicken is cooked, remove it from the slow cooker and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water to create a slurry. Pour the slurry into the sauce remaining in the slow cooker and stir well.
  5. Turn the slow cooker to high heat and let the sauce thicken for about 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. While the sauce is thickening, shred the chicken using two forks.

  1. Once the sauce has thickened, return the shredded chicken to the slow cooker and stir to coat it evenly with the sauce.
  2. Let the chicken heat through for another 10-15 minutes.
  3. Serve the Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki over cooked rice or noodles, garnished with sesame seeds and sliced green onions if desired.

Enjoy your delicious Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki!

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