Freezer to Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Freezer to Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Yields: 5 servings

Ingredients:

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (thighs would be fine too) – about 1 ½ to 2 pounds
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup honey
½ cup soy sauce
½ cup diced onion
¼ cup ketchup
2 tablespoons vegetable oil (could also use olive oil or canola oil)
2 cloves garlic, minced
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional – doesn’t really add heat, just adds more flavor)
4 teaspoons cornstarch dissolved in 6 Tablespoons water
Sesame seeds

Prep:

  1. Label your freezer bag with the name of the meal and cooking instructions.
  2. Add the ingredients to the Freezer bag up to Red Pepper flakes.
  3. Remove as much air from the freezer bag as possible, seal and lay flat in the Freezer.

Cooking:

  1. The night before cooking, move frozen bag to your refrigerator to thaw
  2. The morning of cooking, pour contents into crockpot.
  3. Cook on “low” setting for 5-6 hours until the chicken is tender.
  4. Place Cornstarch in a bowl and slowly whisk in 6 T. water until smooth. Stir into the crock pot and let it cook an additional 30 minutes.

Note: Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve over rice or noodles with a side of roasted vegetables