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Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Carrots

Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Carrots

Want to know the easiest way to turn up the dial on chicken dinners? Try this classic recipe with a twist,  Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken with Carrots! A healthy and tasty dinner with a beautiful presentation that will have everyone's mouth watering before you get it to the table!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 492kcal


  • 4 bone-in skin-on chicken thighs
  • 1 pound carrots
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon dried cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon jarred minced garlic
  • a pinch of red pepper flakes


  • Melt butter in skillet or multi-cooker over medium high heat
  • Add chicken thighs skin side down and let brown for 5-6 minutes or until golden brown
  • Flip and let brown for 2-3 minutes on other side
  • Wash and peel carrots, leave whole
  • Whisk together vinegar, honey, salt, dried cilantro, garlic and red pepper flakes
  • Add chicken to slow cooker along with carrots
  • Pour balsamic mixture over the top
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8


I cooked this on high in my 4 quart multi-cooker for 4 hours. Local raw honey is my favorite in this recipe, try out some from your area and see if you like it!


Calories: 492kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 156mg | Sodium: 534mg | Potassium: 687mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 19230IU | Vitamin C: 6.9mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1.5mg