Slow Cooker Honey Sesame Chicken

Recipe

4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (thighs would be fine too)
Salt and pepper
1 cup honey
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup diced onion
1/4 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons vegetable oil (could also use olive oil or canola oil)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional – doesn’t really add heat, just adds more flavor)
4 teaspoons cornstarch dissolved in 6 Tablespoons water
Sesame seeds
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Season both sides of chicken with lightly with salt and pepper, put into crock pot.
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In a small bowl, combine honey,
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soy sauce,
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onion,
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ketchup,
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oil,
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garlic
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and pepper flakes.
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Pour over chicken.
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Cook on low for 3-4 hours or on high 1 1/2 – 2 1/2 hours, or just until chicken is cooked through.
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Remove chicken from crock pot, leave sauce. Dissolve 4 teaspoons of cornstarch
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in 6 tablespoons of water
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and pour into crock pot.
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Stir to combine with sauce. Replace lid and cook sauce on high for ten more minutes or until slightly thickened. Cut chicken into bite size pieces,
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then return to pot and toss with sauce before serving. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve over rice or noodles.
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