Crispy slow cooker honey soy chicken

You just can't go past these deliciously crispy honey soy chicken bites! Source: Getty.

With a bit of preparation this dish will come out of the slow cooker looking, smelling and tasting absolutely spot on. It’s hard to get a bad chicken dish when the slow cooker is involved, but this crispy honey soy version is mouth-wateringly good.

Take advantage of how simple this gourmet meal is and cook it up in no time at all to impress your friends and family, or simply to treat yourself. Don’t forget to serve it up on a bed of fluffy rice or some warm noodles to add some texture to the dish. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 800g chicken breasts, chopped into chunks
  • 2 tablespoons cornflour
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch red chilli flakes
  • Sesame seeds, to serve

Method

  1. Combine chicken pieces and cornflour in ziplock bag. Seal and shake to coat. Add teaspoon of water to ziplock bag to form light batter to coat chicken.
  2. Heat oil in large frying pan over high heat. Cook chicken until lightly browned for 2-3 minutes either side. Transfer to bowl of slow cooker.
  3. Combine honey, garlic, chicken stock, soy sauce, rice vinegar, onion powder, salt and chilli flakes in bowl. Pour mixture over chicken in slow cooker.
  4. Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6 until chicken is fully cooked. Serve topped with sesame seeds.

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