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Sesame Honey Chicken (Crock Pot)

A touch of sweet with a touch of heat in this exceptionally wonderful chicken dish. Serve over rice.

Makes about 6 (2/3 cup) servings

 

Ingredients

2/3 cup honey
1/4 low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup ketchup
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 onion, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 tablespoons cornstarch dissolved in
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted

 

Instructions

1.In 3 1/2-6-quart slow cooker, insert plastic liner if desired, or coat slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add honey, soy sauce, ketchup, oil, onion, garlic and pepper. Add chicken and mix with sauce. Cook on LOW 4-6 hours or until chicken is tender.
2. Remove chicken to plate, leaving sauce in slow cooker. In small cup, combine cornstarch and water, mixing well. Pour into slow cooker; stirring into sauce. Cover and cook sauce on HIGH 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
3. Cut chicken into bite size pieces and return to pot, stirring. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.

 

Food Facts

Calories 338
Calories from Fat 15%
Fat 6g
Saturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 97mg
Sodium 550mg
Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 34g
Dietary Exchanges: 2 1/2 other carbohydrate, 4 1/2 lean meat

Terrific Tidbit: You can buy toasted sesame seeds in spice section. To toast sesame seeds, put in toaster oven or bake at 350°F several minutes — either way watch carefully as toasts quickly and burns easily (speaking from experience).