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Slow Cooker honey garlic chicken & green beans

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken & Green Beans

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: green beans recipes, healthy summer recipes, slow cooker recipes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 6 hours
Servings: 6 people
Author: Mama the Passionate Gardener
This is a great summer staple. It goes great with a side of white rice or mashed potatoes.
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs chicken thighs
  • 1 lb carrots, peeled.
  • 1 lb green beans, trimmed.

Honey garlic sauce

  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp red pepper paste
  • 1 tbsp dried basil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 4 garlic clove, pressed
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • Sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

  • Make sure all ingredients are properly cleaned.
  • In a skillet, saute the chicken thighs skin down first, in one tablespoon of cokking oil. But you can skip this step.
  • Transfer the thighs into the slow cooker and add in the carrots.

Mix the sauce

  • In a small bowl, whisk the honey, soy sauce, herbs, and black pepper.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken and carrots.
  • Close the lid and set it to slow for six hours or high for three hours.
  • 30 minutes before the end of cooking, add in the green beans.
  • If the sauce is too thin, make a slurry by mixing two tablespoons cornstarch with three tablespoons of water.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds and serve over mashed potatoes or rice.