This Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki recipe is fabulous because you can make it in your Crock Pot.  Chicken Teriyaki is one of my boys favorite meals so finding an easy slow cooker version was a must for us.  This sauce is also naturally sweetened with honey so it makes the recipe even better.

This makes a great meal summer or winter so it’s going on our menu rotation as a regular meal.

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How To Make Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

Ingredients You Need

  • 4 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1/2 Cup Honey
  • 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1 small chopped red onion
  • 1 glove Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Ginger
  • Pepper
  • 1/4 Cup Cold Water
  • 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • Sesame Seeds


Step 1 – Place the chicken breasts in the slow cooker

Step 2 – Mix together the honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, onion , ginger and pepper and pour over the chicken breasts

Step 3 – Cook on low for 6 hours

Step 4 – After the  6 hours remove the chicken breasts from the slow cooker with a slotted spoon and place in a bowl, shred with forks

Step 5 – In a separate bowl mix the cold water and cornstarch until it is smooth and not lumpy

Step 6 – Pour the Terikyaki sauce from the slow cooker into a sauce pan and add the cornstarch mixture

Step 7 – Bring to a boil and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the sauce thickens.

Step 8- Pour the sauce over the chicken and toss.

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We love chicken teriyaki over white rice.  It’s a delicious meal!

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This is one of those recipes that the entire family agrees is delicious and looks forward to.  It makes meal making so easy and pleasant when I know I’m making something they love!  There’s nothing worse than making a meal that I will have to battle the boys to eat, which doesn’t happen as much since they are older but still does on occasion.

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What are your go to recipes that you know your family will love?  I’d love to hear!


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  • Patti

    Oh my goodness!!! This was amazing. I didn’t cook it in the crockpot but instead browned the chicken (cut in chunks) on the stove and then added everything but water and cornstarch. After sauce was boiling a bit and chicken was cooked through, I mixed the water and cornstarch and added it to the boiling sauce and chicken. Cooked it for like a minute and added in a few chopped green onions and a bag of microwave steamed broccoli. Served it over brown rice and sprinkled with sesame seeds. Amazing and so fast! My family ate every bite!!!

  • Ashley

    This was really good! But, do you know the calorie count on it? Thanks!

  • Anna

    Hi! Making this now, can’t wait to taste! Do you have the nutritional info for this recipe? Total carbs, etc?

  • Jennifer

    I know I am a little late to the table, but can you tell me about how many servings this is? I have 3 teenage boys and a husband to feed. Thanks so much for posting these. Your recipes look fantastic.

  • Allyson

    What kind of ginger? Dried or fresh

  • Lynnette

    I made this tonight and was very pleased at how simple and tasty it is! I will definitely make this again. Instead of rice, we ate this as a sandwich and had apple-Brussels sprouts. Thank you for sharing and I like your blog!

  • Iris Redmond

    Hi Chrissy. This recipe looks great. Is the ginger powdered or fresh grated?

  • Tonya

    Hello! This looks delicious! I’m going to make it for tonight but I don’t have the rice vinegar. Will regular vinegar be okay? Should I add something extra in to mimic the rice wine? Thanks! 🙂

  • Kim

    I found your recipe on Pinterest and made it tonight. It was absolutely delicious (and super easy)! I made brown rice and steamed broccoli stir fry veggies as sides.

  • Dania

    I’m making the teriyaki chicken. When you say pepper on the recipe are ask for black pepper or red pepper flakes?

  • Angelica

    My husband absolutely loved this! Great recipe! The only thing is that I used thawed chicken breasts, and for my slow cooker, I probably should have taken them out around 4 or 4-1/2 hours instead of at 5 hours like I did. The chicken was a little dry. Once we added the sauce, though, you really couldn’t tell. Thanks for the recipe!

    • Kris

      I had a similar issue. After about 5 hours I checked on them because it smelled like it was getting pretty done, and I noticed the chicken was pretty dry, so I took them out before the 6 hour mark. Still, as you say, once the sauce is added, it’s all good!

  • Michelle

    I decided that I would be on the ball today by having a nice supper for my family on my 3yo ‘s birthday…but we ended up having to bringing him in to the doctor and then to the hospital for admission. He is trached and ventilated, so this is a huge deal…but after all was said and done…the main course of supper was ready when the rest of my family got home. I had not mentioned the shredding of the chicken and the thickening of the sauce, but they polished it all off. None left for me!! The funniest thing about the whole situation was that my 7yo had been freaking out about the smell of the sauce ingredients when I made it, but she “pigged” right out. So thank you!

    • Chrissy

      Oh my goodness! I hope your little one is ok! I’m glad that you enjoyed this recipe and I’ll be praying everything turns out ok with your 3 year old.
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  • Kelly

    This would be great for making in the camper while camping! Thanks for sharing –
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  • Sarah

    I also, never use my crockpot. I know I should and all but I just never do. Here’s my inspiration to bust it out and put it to good use!!
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  • Cathy

    This looks incredible, Chrissy!! I do NOT use my crock pot enough….but this I am pinning and can not wait to try it! My whole family would devour it!
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  • Megan from ChaosServedDaily

    Perfect, Chrissy! I promised my kids some sort of Asian chicken tonight, and they love teriyaki…and I have all the ingredients on hand. Thanks!
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