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Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken Recipe

Lil' Luna
Make this super easy crock pot teriyaki chicken in your slow cooker, and serve over warm white rice for a delicious teriyaki bowl!
4.77 from 21 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Total Time 4 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Servings 8
Calories 456 kcal


  • 3-4 lbs boneless chicken thighs
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 6 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 4 tsp corn starch
  • 4 tsp cold water
  • cooked rice


  • Place chicken in crock pot on lowheat.
  • Combine sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger, garlic and pepper in a separate bowl. Mix and pour over the chicken.
  • Cook on low for 4-5 hours until chicken is tender. Remove chicken, place on a plate and shred with a fork.
  • Take the fat out of the reserve liquid left in the crock pot by pouring it through a mesh strainer into a saucepan (or scoop out the fat with a slotted spoon). 
  • Place liquid in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth and gradually stir into saucepan until it is thick.
  • Pour chicken over cooked rice and cover with your thickened teriyaki sauce. ENJOY!



Calories: 456kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 28gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 166mgSodium: 537mgPotassium: 372mgSugar: 18gVitamin A: 135IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1.4mg
Keyword Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken
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