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slow cooker chicken teriyaki

Slow Cooker Chicken Teriyaki

A freezer friendly slow for the whole family. Just dump everything into the pot in the morning and you'll have a yummy dinner ready for you with minimal fuss and effort.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Servings 4


  • 452 Grams Chicken Breasts (About 4 Large Breasts)
  • 142 Grams Green Bell Pepper, Chopped (1 Bell Pepper)
  • 312 Grams Carrots, Sliced (3 or 4 Large Carrots)
  • 64 Grams Soy Sauce (1/4 Cup Soy Sauce)
  • 156 Grams Teriyaki Sauce (1/2 Cup)
  • 6 Grams Minced Garlic (2 Teaspoons)
  • 106 Grams Brown Sugar, Packed (1/2 Cup)
  • 13 Grams Sesame Oil (1 Tablespoon)
  • 5 Grams Ginger Paste (1 Teaspoon)
  • 240 Grams Chicken Broth (1 Cup)


Cooking Instructions

  • Add chicken, bell pepper, carrots, and minced garlic to the slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil, ginger paste, and chicken broth. Pour over the ingredients in the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours, or on high for 4 to 6 hours.
  • Shred the chicken with a fork.
  • Serve over rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Freezer Instructions

  • Combine all ingredients in a gallon-sized freezer bag.
  • Use a permanent marker to write the meal name, the date, and directions.
  • Allow to thaw overnight in the fridge prior to cooking.


For thicker sauce, whisk together 1/2 cup cooked sauce with 2 tablespoons cornstarch. Pour back into the slow cooker. Cook on high for 10 to 15 minutes.