Gluten-Free Slow-Cooker Sweet Sesame Chicken

Gluten-Free Slow-Cooker Sweet Sesame Chicken


20oz boneless skinless chicken breast

1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoons garlic chile sauce
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 teaspoons grated gingerroot
1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup gluten-free low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch
Hot cooked basmati rice, if desired
1/4 cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
2 teaspoons sesame seed


  1. Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. In medium microwavable bowl, mix onion, sesame oil, garlic chili sauce, tomato paste and gingerroot. Microwave uncovered on High 4 to 5 minutes; stirring occasionally, until onions are softened. Stir in honey and soy sauce.
  2. Pour sauce over chicken in slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 6 hours or until chicken is tender and cooked through. Dissolve cornstarch in 2 tablespoons water. Remove chicken to cutting board. Stir cornstarch mixture into sauce in slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High; cover. Cook 5 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Shred or cut chicken into bite-size pieces. When sauce is slightly thickened, return chicken to slow cooker, and stir into sauce. Serve over rice. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seed.

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