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crockpot hoisin chicken
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Hoisin Chicken

Sweet and salty hoisin sauce makes a perfect pair in this fast and easy dinner! Crockpot Hoisin Chicken is a quick dinner because all you need is few ingredients to make this classic Asian meal that is sure to satisfy.
Prep Time20 minutes
Cook Time3 hours
Total Time3 hours 20 minutes
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: crock pot hoisin chicken, hoisin chicken, slow cooker hoisin chicken
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 394kcal
Author: Allison Treadwell


  • 2 pounds boneless-skinless chicken breast or thighs
  • 1/2 cup gluten free hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tamari or gluten free soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • Steamed rice or lettuce for serving


  • Place hoisin sauce, soy sauce, honey, garlic, ginger and pepper in slow cooker and stir to combine.
  • Add chicken and stir to combine.
  • Cover and cook chicken. 3-4 hours on low or 1-1 1/2 hours on high. Always check to make sure your chicken is cooked using a meat thermometer.
  • Transfer chicken to serving bowl with a slotted spoon.
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce pour sauce into sauce pan and bring to a simmer. Mix cornstarch and water together. Add the cornstarch slurry into sauce and cook until thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • Cover chicken with sauce and serve with rice or lettuce.


Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 216mg | Sodium: 1261mg | Potassium: 636mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 2mg