Honey and Soy Chicken Thighs

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    Total Time
    6hrs 15mins
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based on 4 ratings

There are some recipes that attract your attention immediately, and this is one of them! Chicken thighs are slow-cooked on low to give them a succulently moist texture, with honey, soy, ginger and garlic. Serve with steamed rice, cous cous, or for low carb option cauliflower puree. For a light opton, serve with a salad of baby spinach leaves, avocado, thinly sliced cucumbers, radish, sliced spring onions, and fresh coriander.

Inspired by: https://www.thepassionatepantry.com.au/honey-soy-chicken-thighs-slow-cooker/

recipe updated 8 Jun 2020


  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    4 (about 24 g)
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    ½ tsp (about 1.07 g)
  • Chicken thigh icon
    Chicken thigh
    2 kg (about 10 ⅓)
  • Coriander icon
    as needed
  • Soy sauce icon
    Soy sauce
    ½ cup (about 144 g)
  • Runny honey icon
    Runny honey
    ½ cup (about 168 g)
  • Dried basil icon
    Dried basil
    2 tsp (about 3.7 g)
  • Chilli flakes icon
    Chilli flakes
    ½ tsp (about 0.4 g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 tsp (about 6.5 g)


  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl

Step preview

  1. Add garlic clove, soy sauce, runny honey, dried basil, chilli flakes, sea salt and black pepper to a clean large mixing bowl
  2. Mix together
  3. Add chicken thigh to the large mixing bowl
  4. Stir thoroughly until coated
  5. Transfer content of large mixing bowl to slow cooker bowl
  6. Cook in slow cooker - 6 hr, low heat
  7. Remove
  8. Let rest - 30 min
  9. Serve
  10. Garnish with coriander
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