Crock Pot Honey Sesame Chicken

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  • 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 23 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chopped green onion or chives for serving (optional)
  • Cooked rice or noodles for serving (optional)


  1. Lightly season chicken with salt and pepper.
  2. Spray crock pot with cooking spray and place seasoned chicken in crock pot.
  3. In a small bowl combine honey, soy sauce, tomato paste, brown sugar, sesame oil and garlic and stir until combined. Pour over chicken and toss to coat.
  4. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4-5 hours until chicken is cooked thoroughly. Remove chicken from crock pot and set aside.
  5. In a small bowl add 1/4 cup of liquid from crock pot and stir with cornstarch until cornstarch is dissolved. Stir mixture back into remaining sauce in crock pot.
  6. When chicken is cool to touch, shred chicken into pieces. Add chicken back into the crock pot and toss to coat with sauce. Continue to cook for 15-20 minutes until sauce is thickened.
  7. Serve over rice or noodles. Sprinkle chicken with sesame seeds and chopped chives or green onion.