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Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Chicken

Slow-Cooker Teriyaki Chicken
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 2 hr 25 min
  • Servings 8

Everyone needs a teriyaki chicken recipe up their sleeve, and this slow-cooker version couldn’t be easier. The sweet and savory classic gets a fresh flavor boost from pineapple and green onions. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/3
cup soy sauce
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons butter, melted
1
teaspoon ground gingerroot
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
packages (20 oz each) boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/4
cup cornstarch
1/4
cup cold water
2
cups chopped fresh pineapple
1/4
cup sliced green onions (about 4)
4
cups hot cooked white rice
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1
lime, cut into wedges

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In cooker, combine broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, melted butter, gingerroot and garlic. Add chicken, and turn to coat. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 2 to 3 hours or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut (at least 165°F).
  • 2
    In small bowl, beat cornstarch and cold water. Quickly stir into chicken mixture in slow cooker; cover. Increase to High heat setting; cook 5 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Stir in pineapple and green onions.
  • 3
    Divide rice among 8 bowls. Divide chicken mixture among bowls of rice. Top with cilantro; serve with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • To save time, opt for the pre-cored pineapple that’s available in most grocery stores.
  • Boneless skinless chicken thighs come in many different package sizes and are often available in bulk. You will need 2 1/2 lb of chicken thighs for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
145mg
48%
Sodium
1130mg
47%
Potassium
400mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
Dietary Fiber
1g
5%
Sugars
11g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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