Sesame Ginger Chicken

Add a pungent flavor to regular chicken with ginger that’s made in slow-cooker – perfect for Asian-style dinner.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 6

Ingredients

12
boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 2 lb)
1
bag (16 oz) ready-to-eat baby-cut carrots, cut in half lengthwise
2
tablespoons grated gingerroot
1/2
cup Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup honey
2
teaspoons sesame oil
1
teaspoon dried minced garlic
1/4
cup soy sauce
3
tablespoons cold water
3
tablespoons cornstarch
1
tablespoon sesame seed, toasted
2
green onions, sliced with tops
  • 1 Spray 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place chicken in slow cooker. Add carrots; sprinkle with gingerroot. In small bowl, stir broth, honey, oil and dried minced garlic. Pour over chicken and carrots.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 With slotted spoon, remove chicken and carrots to serving platter; cover to keep warm. Strain cooking liquid; pour into 1-quart saucepan. In small bowl, mix soy sauce, water and cornstarch until smooth; add to liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir over high heat until thickened and sauce begins to bubble.
  • 4 To serve, pour sauce over chicken and carrots. Garnish with sesame seed and onions.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    130),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    95mg
    95%;
    Sodium
    810mg
    810%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    25g
    25%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    16g
    16%
    ),
    Protein
    33g
    33%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    260%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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