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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken in black and white bowls topped with green onion

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

When you need a meal your family will be guaranteed to love make this delicious Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken. Simple no fuss prep, just toss in the slow cooker and go!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Japanese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 206kcal


  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch


  • Add chicken to slow cooker
  • Whisk together all remaining ingredients except for cornstarch
  • Whisk cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water until smooth, then whisk into sauce
  • Pour sauce over chicken in slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 3-4
  • Remove and shred chicken and return to sauce


Recipe tips:

  • if sauce is not thick enough you can also pour into a saucepan and simmer for a few minutes until thickened
  • you can also cut chicken into small bite sized pieces before cooking if preferred
  • if you choose to add some veggies to this recipe, stick with carrots or other hearty root veggies that won't get too soft while cooking


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 673mg | Potassium: 447mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Vitamin C: 1.7mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 0.7mg