Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Chicken With Roasted Broccolini

3-4 servings
4 hr 5 min

I just crave slow-cooker meals in the winter because they are just too easy to pass up. There is nothing like throwing a few things in the crockpot and just waiting for the good smells to fill the house. I like to do chicken in the slow cooker the most because I find it such a pain to mess with and cook properly. Slow cooking takes all of the guess work out of that.


Make a quick soy/teriyaki sauce and pour that in with your chicken breasts and that is it! Slow cook for 4-5 hours and then shred. Voila! Easy pulled chicken teriyaki. I added roasted broccoli with my dish because roasting is really just as simple to me and I especially love the crunch it gives to broccoli. Feel free to steam broccoli with this, or add a different veggie entirely!

Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Chicken With Roasted Broccolini
Recipe details
  • 3-4  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 4 Hours Total time: 4 hr 5 min
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Ingredients
Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken
  • 2 large chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 inch knob ginger, minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 green onion stem, sliced to garnish
  • white sesame seeds to garnish
Roasted Broccolini
  • 2 cups broccolini
  • 1-2 Tbsp EVOO
  • salt/pepper to taste
Instructions
Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken
Mix sauce
Add chicken breasts to slow cooker
Add sauce and give a quick stir.
Slow cook, covered, for about 4-5 hours. Check in and make sure it is not getting dry.
Shred chicken with a fork
Roasted Broccolini
Preheat oven to 400F
Toss broccolini with EVOO and salt/pepper to taste
Roast for about 7 minutes, toss and roast another 5-7 minutes until done
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