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Gluten-Free Slow-Cooker Sweet Sesame Chicken

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 4 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6
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The sweetness of honey combines with soy sauce and sesame to create a slow cooker meal the whole family will love. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

20
oz boneless skinless chicken breast
1/2
cup finely chopped onion
1
tablespoon toasted sesame oil
2
teaspoons garlic chile sauce
2
tablespoons tomato paste
2
teaspoons grated gingerroot
1/2
cup honey
1/4
cup gluten-free low-sodium soy sauce
2
teaspoons cornstarch
Hot cooked basmati rice, if desired
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
2
teaspoons sesame seed

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. In medium microwavable bowl, mix onion, sesame oil, garlic chili sauce, tomato paste and gingerroot. Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 5 minutes; stirring occasionally, until onions are softened. Stir in honey and soy sauce.
  • 2
    Pour sauce over chicken in slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours or until chicken is tender and cooked through. Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tablespoons water. Remove chicken to cutting board. Stir cornstarch mixture into sauce in slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High; cover. Cook 5 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 3
    Shred or cut chicken into bite-size pieces. When sauce is slightly thickened, return chicken to slow cooker, and stir into sauce. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seed.

Expert Tips

Look for bags of frozen cooked brown and white rice in the frozen vegetable section of your grocery store. They are a snap to prepare.

Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
590mg
25%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
27g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
25g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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