Effortless Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

Last updated on July 1, 2024

Prepare for a mouthwatering delight with Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken—a sweet and savory dish that practically cooks itself!

Imagine a weeknight dinner that practically cooks itself while you binge-watch your favorite series. Yes, Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken is the superhero dinner you’ve been searching for. Tender, saucy, and finger-lickin’ good, this dish is all about minimal effort and maximum flavor. Keep reading and you’ll get step-by-step instructions to transform simple ingredients into a meal that would even impress your mother-in-law!

About Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken

about crock pot honey garlic chicken

Savory, sweet, and downright delightful—Crock Pot Honey Garlic Chicken is the dish that slow cooks its way straight into your heart. Perfect for busy weeknights or lazy weekends. Just set it, forget it, and let the crockpot do the magic!

  • Cooking Method: Slow Cooker
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 6 hours
  • Cuisine Type: Asian-inspired


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

Cooking Instructions

  1. Place the chicken breasts at the bottom of the crockpot.
  2. In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, ketchup, garlic, dried basil, dried oregano, and onion powder.
  3. Pour the mixture over the chicken breasts, making sure they are well-coated.
  4. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours, or until chicken is tender and fully cooked.
  5. Remove chicken breasts, set aside on a plate.
  6. In a small bowl, mix cornstarch and water to create a slurry.
  7. Add the slurry to the crockpot sauce and stir until thickened (about 5 minutes).
  8. Shred the chicken using two forks, then return it to the crockpot and stir to coat in sauce.
  9. Serve hot and enjoy!


  • Alternative Ingredients: Swap chicken breasts for thighs for juicier results.
  • Garnishing Options: Sprinkle with sesame seeds and chopped green onions for extra flair.
  • Cooking Tips: For an extra kick, add a pinch of red pepper flakes to the sauce.

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