Slow Cooker Ginger Sesame Chicken Recipe - Food Fanatic

Slow Cooker Ginger Sesame Chicken Recipe

    4 Servings


  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Oil
  • 1/4 cup Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Light Brown Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh Orange Juice
  • 5 teaspoons Hoisin Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dehydrated Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Minced Garlic
  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon Cold Water
  • 2 teaspoons Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • 2 tablespoons Sliced Green Onions


  1. Combine sesame oil, soy sauce, light brown sugar, orange juice, hoisin sauce, ground or rehydrated ginger and garlic in a bowl. Mix well and set to the side.
  2. Place the chicken in a slow cooker then pour the sauce mixture over the chicken. Cover and cook on LOW for 2 1/2 hours or until chicken is tender. Transfer chicken to a platter; keep warm.
  3. Pour cooking liquid through a sieve into a small saucepan to measure 1 1/4 cups. Discard the strained solids.
  4. Bring the sauce to a boil over medium-high heat. Combine the cornstarch and cold water in a small bowl and mix until incorporated.
  5. Add cornstarch mixture to sauce, stirring with a whisk until blended. Cook for 1 minute or until sauce thickens, stirring constantly.
  6. Pour sauce over the chicken and sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions.
Slow cooker ginger sesame chicken photo
Source: Adapted from My Recipes