This delicious Asian Crockpot shredded chicken is great paired with rice or noodles. It makes a great weeknight dinner recipe and is family friendly. Try out this simple slow cooker shredded chicken recipe tonight!
Making meals in the Crockpot is my favorite! It takes all the hard work out of meal prepping and I love knowing that when I get done with work for the day we will have a tasty meal ready to go.
This shredded chicken is made in the slow cooker which means that the chicken is soft, tender, and moist. The Asian inspired sauce that we’re using makes it even more flavorful and delicious.
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I like to pair this recipe with rice, as you can see, that can also be made in the Crockpot. Check out how to make slow cooker rice right here. You can also pair this one with fresh or steamed vegetables.
I love those steam in bag varieties from Aldi or Walmart. They’re quick, simple, and they go great with this Asian shredded chicken.
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I use a liner whenever I’m making anything that might get stuck on. It makes cleanup a breeze and keeps everything easy to remove! You’ll need a good metal serving spoon to get this recipe served up pretty and easily.
When it comes to Crockpots I have MANY…it’s an obsession of mine, I’m not too proud to admit. I like to have options when it comes to sizes. A nice 6 quart is useful for all kinds of recipes. You can also use a 4 quart for many recipes and these Little Dipper crockpots are perfect for dessert or fondue!
Here’s what you’ll need to make shredded chicken in the Crockpot:
This recipe uses a few more ingredients than we normally like BUT since the slow cooker is doing all the work for us and we’re just mixing things up it all works out in the end.
You will need boneless skinless chicken breast, honey, ketchup, soy sauce, oregano, red pepper flakes, minced garlic, cornstarch, water, toasted sesame seeds, and chopped scallions for serving.
You will need some cooked rice for serving as well (or you can pair this with noodles) whatever you like to serve under the chicken and sauce will need to be prepared separately. We’re just making the chicken in this recipe!
How to make Asian Crockpot shredded chicken:
Spray the liner of a 6qt slow cooker with cooking spray.
Add chicken breast to the bottom.
In a small bowl, whisk together honey, ketchup, soy sauce, oregano, red pepper flakes, garlic, and ginger.
Pour over chicken breast and cover with lid.
Cook on low for 6 hours.
Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes and then remove chicken to a plate to shred.
Set the slow cooker to high so it comes to a boil.
Mix cornstarch and water in a small cup and that whisk into the sauce until thickened.
Place shredded chicken back into the slow cooker and toss with the sauce.
Serve over a bed of rice and top with scallions.
Looking for more delicious recipes to try?
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After all of that you’ll likely need some delicious recipes for dessert, right?! You can use the slow cooker to do SO MUCH MORE than just making dinners and meal prep…though those things are nothing to sneer at! Try out some of these tasty desserts you can make in a slow cooker!
I love Crock Pot Apple Cobbler, Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate, Pumpkin Pudding Recipe, Slow Cooker Recipe for Cherries Jubilee, Fried Apples Recipe, Crock Pot Cherry Pie, and Crockpot Peanut Butter Lava Cake!
Printable Asian Crockpot Shredded Chicken Recipe:
- 4 boneless skinless chicken breast
- ⅓ cup honey
- ⅓ cup ketchup
- ⅓ cup soy sauce
- ½ tsp oregano
- ¼ tsp red pepper flakes
- 6 cloves minced garlic
- 1 tsp minced ginger
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
- 2 tbsp water
- 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
- Chopped scallions and rice for serving
- Spray the liner of a 6qt slow cooker with cooking spray.
- Add chicken breast to the bottom.
- In a small bowl, whisk together honey, ketchup, soy sauce, oregano, red pepper flakes, garlic, and ginger.
- Pour over chicken breast and cover with lid.
- Cook on low for 6 hours.
- Let the chicken rest for 10 minutes and then remove chicken to a plate to shred.
- Set the slow cooker to high so it comes to a boil.
- Mix cornstarch and water in a small cup and that whisk into the sauce until thickened.
- Place shredded chicken back into the slow cooker and toss with the sauce.
- Serve over a bed of rice and top with scallions.
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Nutrition InformationYield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 197Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 51mgSodium 714mgCarbohydrates 23gFiber 0gSugar 14gProtein 20g
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