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Freezer Meal Chicken Teriyaki

Forget takeout when you have this Freezer Meal Teriyaki Chicken on hand! The kids go nuts for this dinner, and it’s so much healthier than the restaurant version, and quicker to make than to order!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Servings 6
Calories 211kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ cup sliced carrots
  • ¼ cup soy sauce tamari for gluten free
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca flour whisked with 2 tablespoons water until smooth

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to freezer bag and shake to combine
  • Remove air and seal
  • Store in fridge up to 3 days for freezer up to 3 months
  • Thaw overnight in fridge before cooking
  • Add thawed contents of bag to slow cooker
  • Set to high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
  • Shred chicken using forks
  • Serve over rice or as desired

Notes

  • Substitute chicken thighs, if desired
  • Substitute cornstarch or tapioca flour
  • If sauce is too thin, add more thickener and let heat for 15 additional minutes
  • If sauce is too thick, add a little more broth

Nutrition

Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 684mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1816IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg