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Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Chicken slow cooked in this delicious homemade teriyaki sauce... it's amazing!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 5 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 6 -8 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef


  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 6 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger grated or minced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 6 tsp cornstarch
  • 4 1/2 tsp cold water


  • Place chicken in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  • Combine the sugar, soy sauce, cider vinegar, ginger, garlic and pepper, and pour over chicken.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 4 to 5 hours.
  • Remove chicken to a large bowl and shred using two forks.
  • Skim fat from cooking liquid if necessary. Pour liquid in a saucepan and bring to a low boil. Whisk cornstarch and water until smooth. Slowly whisk the cornstarch mixture into the sauce and whisk until sauce is thickened (about 3 minutes).