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Honey Sesame Chicken

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Watch as Chef/mom Ariane Duarte cooks one of DinnerTool's Slow Cooker Showdown contest finalist recipe submissions.
Ingredients
  Chicken breasts 2 Large, skinless
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (as needed, to taste)
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon, freshly cracked (as needed, to taste)
  Honey 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (low sodium)
  Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, chopped finely
  White onion 2 Tablespoon, diced
  Ketchup 2 Tablespoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Tablespoon
  Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon (as needed)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a plate, place the chicken breasts and season with salt and black pepper on both sides.
2) In the slow cooker, lay the chicken breasts at the bottom.
3) In a bowl, add the honey, soy sauce, canola oil, garlic, onion, ketchup and red pepper flakes.
4) Mix the ingredients and pour the honey mixture over the chicken breasts in the slow cooker.
5) Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 3 hours or on high for 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours.
6) Transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board and cut into bite-size pieces.
7) In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and water.
8) Stir the cornstarch mixture into the slow cooker liquid, cook for 10 minutes.
9) Return the chicken pieces back into the slow cooker, stir to coat the chicken pieces nicely with the sauce.

SERVING
10) Spoon the Honey Sesame Chicken over cooked rice, sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Ingredient: 
Chicken Breast
Restriction: 
High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
170 Minutes
Ready In: 
190 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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