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GF Sesame Chicken In The Crock-Pot

I think your family will love this tasty GF Sesame Chicken recipe.  There is a surprising “punch” of flavor that will have everyone going back for seconds…so you’re probably not going to have leftovers. You can make this recipe with or without the sesame seeds.

Scoop the saucy chicken over long-grain rice, gluten-free egg noodles, or cauliflower rice for fewer carbs. Add some fresh-cut pineapple cubes on the side, as it makes the perfect flavor blend.

dinner in the crock pot ~ sesame chicken

Another great way to serve GF Sesame Chicken is in a wrap. There are outstanding gluten-free tortillas that taste like the real deal; look for Mission Gluten-Free Tortilla Wraps.

Another tasty recipe you might like to try in the crock-pot is Sweet & Sour Crock-Pot Chicken.

sesame chicken and rice

 

To Make GF Sesame Chicken, You Will Need These Items:

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Honey
  • Gluten-free soy sauce
  • Dried onion
  • Ketchup
  • Oil
  • Garlic powder
  • Cornstarch ~ sub with arrowroot if needed
  • Water
  • Sesame seeds

I served this dish with sauteed green beans, and everyone gobbled it all up! There’s lots of flavor in this dish, that’s for sure.

Enjoy!

sesame chicken in the slow cooker a gluten-free recipe

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5 from 2 votes

GF Sesame Chicken In The Crock-Pot

Chunks of chicken breast in a full-flavored sauce. Serve with rice or pasta.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time4 minutes
Total Time4 hours 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken, crock pot, dinner, egg-free, gluten-free, nut-free, sesame chicken, slow cooker
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 298kcal
Author: Mary's Busy Kitchen

Equipment

  • Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lbs Boneless, Skinless, Chicken Breast cut in cubes
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1/4 cup Gluten Free Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Dried Onion
  • 2 tbsp Ketchup
  • 1/2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tbsp Cornstarch mixed with 3 tbsp cold water
  • Sesame Seeds

Instructions

  • Put chicken cubes in the crock-pot.
  • Combine honey, soy sauce, dried onion, ketchup, oil, and garlic powder.
  • Pour over chicken.
  • Cook on low for 3-4 hours or high for 2 hours, or until chicken is thoroughly cooked.
  • Remove chicken from crock-pot with a slotted spoon, leaving sauce.
  • Mix cornstarch with water and add to sauce in the crock-pot.
  • Mix well.
  • Replace lid and cook on high for 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • Add chicken back to the crock-pot and mix well.
  • Simmer on low until ready to serve.
  • Serve over rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds, this is optional.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 298kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 862mg | Potassium: 597mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 72IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg

This recipe is adapted from, Just A Pinch Recipes. 

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8 Comments

  1. YES, please! This looks amazing. Since I’m always making dessert and trying not to eat too much of it, I LOVE delicious low-cal dinner recipes. The added bonus is that it’s a crockpot recipe. Score! Thanks so much for sharing with us at the Whimsical Wednesdays Link Party, Mary!

  2. I added a teaspoon of Siracha to the sauce for a hint of heat and topped the chicken with pineapple ! Delicious!!

    1. That sounds delicious, and I will have to try that. I love pineapple with just about everything! Thanks for sharing.

  3. 5 stars
    Excellent! I served this with Batsmati rice, and green beans with sautéed almonds to our friends who are gluten and dairy free. We added some of the almonds to the chicken too which I highly recommend! They raved about it!

    1. Thank you so much for sharing you thoughts and additional ideas. I appreciate the compliment and love to hear how you made changes as well.

  4. 5 stars
    So yummy and a simple easy recipe. I served it over baked cauliflower and it was delicious. Will make again. Thanks.

    1. Hi Sandra! I love hearing that my recipe is something you enjoyed. Nice idea serving it over baked cauliflower, that’s a healthy option.

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