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Maple Honey Teriyaki Chicken (Stove Top + Crock Pot Friendly)
This slow cooked chicken is incredibly flavorful and satisfying. It's the perfect meal on a busy night, as it requires little prep. You can present it over a bed of rice, quinoa, farro or grilled vegetables. For ease of time, you can make the sauce beforehand and store it in the refrigerator or freezer. This meal makes great leftovers, as the sauce thickens in the fridge and all the ingredients continue to marinate. This Maple Honey Teriyaki Chicken is a winner in my book and a staple meal in our house!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5-8 hours
Teriyaki Sauce Ingredients:
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5-8 hours
Teriyaki Sauce Ingredients:
Teriyaki Sauce:
  1. Using low-medium heat, whisk arrowroot and water in a medium saucepan until combined.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, bring to a simmer and whisk occasionally.
  3. Bring water to a boil; continue boiling for 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  4. Use immediately, or allow sauce to cool completely and store in fridge or freezer in an airtight container or mason jar.
Main Instructions:
  1. Place chopped onion and chicken into slow cooker. Pour 1/2 of teriyaki sauce on top.
  2. Since sauce thins out as it cooks, set aside enough sauce to drizzle on top after chicken is done cooking.
  3. Cook on low-medium for 5-8 hours.
  4. Remove chicken from slow cooker and shred. Add chicken back into slow cooker and toss in sauce.
  5. Using a slatted spoon, scoop out chicken.
  6. Garnish with remaining sauce that was set aside, sesame seeds and scallions.
Teriyaki Chicken in a Pan:
  1. Prepare sauce as suggested and set aside. Heat 1/2 tablespoon evoo or coconut oil in large skillet. Chop chicken into 1 inch cubes. Add onions and chicken to skillet and cook until onions are browned and meat is almost cooked through. Add teriyaki sauce, stir and simmer until meat is completely cooked through. Drizzle with leftover sauce, top with garnishes and serve.
Freezer Friendly:
  1. This teriyaki sauce is extremely freezer friendly. Store in a mason jar or an airtight container, then when ready to use, thaw in fridge and add to any meal or side!
  1. Toss grilled vegetables in this tasty teriyaki sauce for an amazing addition to your meal. Serve over a bed of plain brown or wild rice for the perfect combination of protein, vegetables and grains.
Additional Recipes:
  1. Check out some of FfL's recipes, such as Teriyaki Salmon and Teriyaki Tossed Stir Fried Vegetables, that include this sensational sauce.
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