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Add garlic and honey to chicken thighs in a slow cooker for a flavor-packed meal
The sauce is what really makes this recipe stand out. It's unbelievably delicious.
Ma Fatima Garcia
03.23.22

Who loves cooking with slow cookers?

If you love cooking with your slow cooker, then this is another recipe that will surely make you happy.

For most of us who are busy or those who still work from home, having to cook a meal for our family is time-consuming.

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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

No wonder people love slow cookers.

It’s heaven-sent for us who would rather dump everything and come back to a delicious meal.

Aside from the obvious convenience, we love how tender and flavorful the meals are.

Because of the slow cooking process, all the juices and flavors get incorporated into the meat, giving us that scrumptious meal for the whole family.

Also, did you know that, even though slow cookers take hours to cook, it doesn’t consume too much electricity compared to the oven?

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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

Cooking With Claudia shared a simple recipe and it gained more than a million views.

Who wouldn’t want to check out a recipe that is easy to make and full of flavor?

Slow cooker honey garlic chicken thighs

She shared her slow cooker honey garlic chicken thighs and potatoes recipe with us, and the results are truly amazing.

Here’s what you’ll need:

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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

Chicken recipe:

  • 6 to 8 large bone-in thighs
  • 1 large onion, minced
  • 1 lb baby potatoes
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste (Claudia used 2 tsp. salt and 1 tsp. black pepper for this recipe)
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

For the honey garlic sauce:

  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 6 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup sweet chili sauce
  • 3 Tbs soy sauce
  • 1 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbs corn starch mixed with 2 Tbs water (to be added later)
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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

Directions:

Step 1

In your slow cooker or crockpot, add your 6 to 8 large bone-in thighs, followed by your onion and baby potatoes.

Then, start seasoning it with oregano, salt, and pepper.

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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

Step 2

Drizzle with olive oil and toss everything together. Make sure that everything is mixed properly so that the seasoning will be absorbed equally. Set aside.

Step 3:

Now, it’s time to create the sauce, which will give life to your dish.

Mix lemon juice, cloves minced garlic, 1/2 cup honey, 1/3 cup sweet chili sauce, 3 tablespoon soy sauce, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, and 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard.

Mix well.

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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

Step 4:

Pour sauce into your crockpot and set it to cook for four to six hours on high.

Step 5:

After five hours, mix chicken a little bit and pour in the slurry, then mix carefully. Cover and let it cook for another hour.

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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

Step 6:

You’re almost done. If you like, you can remove all the excess oil from the chicken so the dish won’t be too oily.

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YouTube Screenshot / Cooking With Claudia

Serve with hot rice and enjoy! This dish isn’t just fragrant, each bite is so good.

How about the texture of the chicken? The meat falls off of the bone. You won’t even notice that you’re getting another serving of this delicious meal.

Watch the full recipe tutorial in the video below!

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By Ma Fatima Garcia
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Ma Fatima Garcia is a contributor at SBLY Media.
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