Get dinner on the table with very little fuss – this Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken is a meal the entire family will love! #SlowCookerMeals
Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken and a Slow Cooker Giveaway!
I received a Hamilton Beach Set & Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid to facilitate this post. Any and all opinions expressed are my own.
The weather is finally starting to cool off here in Phoenix. By cool off, I mean the highs are still in the 80’s and 90’s. While it may seem rather warm to y’all, after spending the past few months hotter than you know what, 80-90 degrees is kinda cool. I’m not complaining, I love the weather here! 😉
Just like many of you, when the cooler temperatures come, I try to cook more often with my slow cooker! Well, really I try to do it all year, but for some reason I feel more compelled in the Fall and Winter. There’s just something about having a hot, comforting meal with very little fuss at the end of the day! Am I right?
Many of my regular readers know that I am a huge advocate of bringing families back to the dinner table. This time spent together is often more than just eating …. it’s communicating and connecting with one another. So many of us are going fifty-million directions at once, making dinner-time hectic. Slow cooker cooking makes meal prep stress-free and mostly hands off … meaning, dinner can be ready when you are!
I honestly love slow cooker cooking – I actually need to do more of it! I am particularly fond of the Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker with Spoon/Lid – there are so many features that are especially nice! I love that there are three options for easy, automatic cooking – program, probe and manual mode! And I love the clip-locks which secure the lid – making it perfect for tailgating or potlucks!
I grabbed this bit of information from the Hamilton Beach website:
On busy days, program the cooking time and Set & Forget® Slow Cooker automatically shifts to keep warm when the cooking time is up. Cooking a large cut of meat like pot roast, chicken, or pork tenderloin? Insert the probe, set the desired meat temperature and the Set & Forget® Slow Cooker automatically shifts to keep warm when the temperature is reached. For traditional slow cooking, manually select the high, low or warm temperature without setting a cooking time.
For “one-pot” simplicity, nothing beats slow cooking. But when it comes to bringing hot meals to parties and potlucks, spills can be a concern. With the travel-friendly Set & Forget® Slow Cooker, messes aren’t an issue. When you need to take your home-cooked meal on the road, the Set & Forget® Slow Cooker’s clip-locked, secure lid has a tight seal to help ensure that your shirt and your car arrive without a messy spill. In or out of the house, the Set & Forget® Programmable Slow Cooker not only makes slow cooking easy, it has travel neatly wrapped up.
Stay tuned to the end of this post for a chance to win your very own Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker with Spoon/Lid.
This Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken is perfect for those crazy nights … or not so crazy nights where you need a meal without a lot of fuss! Its a dish the entire family will love – and you will love how easy it comes together! My family prefers this as shredded chicken, but you can just as easily leave it in bigger chunks. Leftovers (if there are any), are just as great reheated the next day for lunch! We enjoy this meal with steamed broccoli and lumpia shanghai. Just thinking about it makes me want to make this meal again! I hope you enjoy this as much as my family does! 🙂
recipe slightly adapted from Six Sisters’ Stuff
Although the giveaway is over, you can still get your very own Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker with Spoon/Lid HERE.
~~ Good luck, y’all! ~~
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Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken
Get dinner on the table with very little fuss - this Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken is a meal the entire family will love!
- 3 lb. chicken breasts or thighs
- Pepper, to taste
- 1 cup honey
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/4 cup ketchup
- 1 tsp. sriracha sauce
- 1/2 tsp. sesame oil
- 1/3 cup cold water
- 3 tbsp. cornstarch
- Sesame seeds (optional)
- Chopped green onions (optional)
- Hot cooked rice or noodles, for serving
- Season chicken with pepper and place in a slow cooker.
- In a small bowl, combine honey, soy sauce, vegetable oil, garlic, ketchup, sriracha sauce and sesame oil. Pour the mixture over the chicken.
- Cover and cook on HIGH for 1½-2½ hours or on LOW for 3-4 hours. If you have a slow cooker with a probe option, you can cook the chicken until it reaches 165°F.
- When the chicken is done cooking, remove it from the slow cooker and chop or shred the meat. Set aside.
- In a small cup or bowl, combine the cold water and cornstarch. Add the cornstarch slurry to the juices in the slow cooker, stirring to combine the sauce. Cover and cook on HIGH for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
- Return the chicken to the slow cooker, stirring well to coat with sauce.
- Serve over hot, cooked rice or noodles. Sprinkle individual portions with sesame seeds and/or green onions, if desired.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 486Total Fat: 20gSaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 109mgSodium: 1069mgFiber: 0gSugar: 36gProtein: 37g
I would love to make chili. This would be perfect for self serve meals.
I would love to make my favorite Pulled Pork! I love it there are so many good things I could make with this.
I would like to make Cowboy Chili…my hubby's favorite, brisket, or chicken and dumplings. Thanks!
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Anyway, I have an old, "high/low" only slow cooker that barely holds anything. It really is time to upgrade. And I feel you on the temps, I'm from SE New Mexico and we pretty much follow the same weather patterns as Phoenix. I don't even want to look at my stove or slow cooker like 7 months out of the year! I like to make pinto beans and ribs in the slow cooker but mine is too small to bother usually.
I love crock pots…every home should have 4! There is no meal that cannot be made in one!
I'd like to make slow cooker lasagna!!
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Not sure if my previous comment went through or not; wrote it, it asked for my email addy and then the comment box came up blank. So, again, I enjoy your recipes and reading your blog. I like when a recipe I don't think I can create, well, you make it sound much easy, so I try it.
I would like to make chili and rice in the slow cooker.
Looks so good! You can't beat the work of a slow cooker. Thanks for the awesome recipe and giveaway. I need a new slow cooker since mine is old, dented, and low-tech! But, it works, so I keep "working it". 🙂
Mac n cheese in a slow cooker is deelish!!
I would love to make Slow Cooker Honey Chicken.
I really need this!! I'd make my famous slow cooked pulled pork lol..Although, I MUST try your honey sesame chicken recipe! it looks amazing!! thanks!
Thank you for the chance to win also!
I'll like to make beef stew with the Hamilton Beach Set & Forget® 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid.
Is love to make my black bean chili in that fabulous slow cooker
I would love to make anything in this. I love that it has the locking lid feature!
A nice beef roast would be good.
I would love to make orange chicken! My husband's favorite (:
I use my OLD slow cooker all. the. time! I definitely need an upgrade so I can make your slow cooker honey sesame chicken recipe:)
I'm thinking beef stew would be good and maybe really tasty chili beans. The honey sesame chicken sounds amazing. I'm also thinking slow cooked pulled pork, pot roast, Carnitas, Chile Verde as well as some other dishes. 🙂
My son and new DIL could use one, especially now that they have a new baby. I have used slow cookers so much that I am on my fifth one in 32 years of marriage. I especially love to make freezer slow cooker meals to keep on hand.
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Yummy! I love Chinese food, so this is right up my alley! 😉
I would make beef stew or chili.
I would like to cook a pork roast in the crockpot.
I love to make whole roast chickens in the slow cooker.
I would make beef stew using an old recipe of my mom's.
I'd want to make a yummy slow cooker Pho soup!! ☺️
Thank you for the wonderful giveaway. <3
Slow cooker Mac & Cheese
I've made the Honey a Sesame chicken before and it was delicious! I would love to make it again in a new slow cooker.
I think I need a new slow cooker 🙂
This recipe looks AWESOME, Jamie!!! I have recently developed a new love of slow cooker recipes and this is a must try!
I would love to make BBQ ribs.
Love to put soup in the crock pot!
I would love to make soups, stews, chilis, and beans in this slow cookery b/c those types of meals taste best the longer they simmer. Love the look of this cookery…thx for the oppyy to win this!!! 🙂
I would love to make pot roast.
I would make slow cooker Mac and Cheese.
This looks delicious – am going to try it! Thanks!!!
I would like to make beef pot roast
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I would love to make some sweet and sour meatballs
I just tweeted the recipe part…..heeeee…….then I noticed the giveaway……..I'll pin the giveaway!! Thank you for linking this up with Treasure Box Tuesday! 😀
I would love to make a beef stew. Thanks for the chance to win a great giveaway
I would make pot roast with vegetables.
I love my slow cooker spaghetti sauce, but, I always have trouble making it when I'm at work. I am gone for too long, and even on low the sauce seems a bit overdone. A programmable slow cooker would be so cool!
I love that this slow cooker has a clip tight lid and is programmable!
I would make beef roast with veggies or my grandmother's nacho dip
I would make a big pot of chili. It's getting cold here, so something warm to come home to is great.
What wouldn't I make with it?!! I want to try more soups and your recipe of course!
I would make vegetarian chili with the Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker.
I would love to cook some turkey chili in the crockpot – shaunie on rafflecopter
this looks incredibly delicious
Looks delicious, Jamie! Pinned! I know some little boys who would LOVE this dinner. 🙂
I'd like to make White Chili with this slow cooker – oh yum!
Besides that honey sesame chicken, I'd love to make some curried chicken. I love chicken from the slow cooker. It's so tasty.
Definitely the honey sesame chicken! Looks delish!!
If I won the Hamilton Beach Set & Forget 6 Qt. Programmable Slow Cooker With Spoon/Lid, I would make Beef Tips. They get so tender, perfect Sunday meal 🙂
Going to make this tonight for my lunch of the week!
I would love to make a hearty veggie and beef stew or soup.
This looks absolutely delicious, Jamie. I don't think to use my crock pot enough. When I do, I like to make classics like pot roast.
I love my Slow Cooker and your Sesame Chicken looks fabulous! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your great post with Full Plate Thursday.
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OH YUM!!!! This is fabulous!!! I am busting out the crockpot this weekend to do some freezer cooking!!! Thank you so much for linking with us at #FoodieFridays! You have been pinned my dear!