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honey crispy chicken over white rice in a blue and white bowl with purple napkin and serving spoon

Slow Cooker Honey Crispy Chicken

When you love takeout but not the cost or questionable ingredients, then it's time to make your own even more delicious version at home! Slow Cooker Honey Crispy Chicken is easier than you think and so amazing!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 471kcal


  • 1 ½ to 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into bite size chunks
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2-3 tablespoons canola oil
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • pinch red pepper flakes


  • Place cut up chicken in bag with cornstarch and shake. Add a teaspoon or so of water as needed for the cornstarch to form a light batter on the chicken
  • Heat a nonstick skillet and lightly coat with olive oil
  • Place the chicken in the skilled and cook for 2-3 minutes until lightly browned
  • Turn over and cook for 2-3 minutes on opposite side
  • Place chicken in crock
  • Mix the remaining ingredients in bowl or measuring cup
  • Poor over top of chicken
  • Cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6 until chicken is fully cooked


  • Meal Prep:  keep chicken and sauce separate until ready to use
  • Add extra red pepper flakes to spice it up
  • Add more cornstarch if need to thicken or won't stick to chicken


Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 49g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 666mg | Potassium: 883mg | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 3.1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1.1mg