Sweet Garlic Slow Cooker Chicken

Slow cooker meals are a fantastic method for enjoying lean, homemade dinners without the hassle and time commitment that many recipes entail.

By simply throwing the ingredients below into your slow cooker in the morning before you leave for work, you’ll have a hot, delicious meal ready for you when you return home!

The combination of soy sauce, ketchup, garlic and dried basil lend phenomenal flavor to tender chicken thigh in this too-easy-to-believe chicken dinner recipe.

Serve with a salad made with dark greens and over a bed of cauliflower rice. Enjoy!

What You Need

Serves 8

  • 3 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • sea salt
  • black pepper
  • ½ cup low sodium soy sauce
  • ½ cup ketchup 
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • *optional sesame seeds for garnish


1. Generously salt and pepper the chicken thighs. Place in the bottom of a slow cooker.

2. Combine the soy sauce, ketchup, honey, garlic and dried basil. Pour over the chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. Garnish with sesame seeds. Enjoy!


One serving equals: 371 calories, 12g fat, 314mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, and 50g protein

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