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Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki

Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken

This teriyaki chicken crock pot recipe (with homemade sauce) will quickly become a family favorite main dish for an easy weeknight dinner idea.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 hrs 1 min
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 6 people


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger minced
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3-4 teaspoons water


  • In a medium bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, garlic and ginger
  • Whisk in soy sauce, cider vinegar and orange juice until well combined
  • Place trimmed chicken breasts in crock pot
  • Pour sauce over chicken
  • Cook on low for 4-6 hours or until internal temperature of chicken is 165 degrees
  • Remove chicken and set aside
  • Pour sauce into small saucepan
  • In a small jar with a lid, combine cornstarch and water, shake until well combined with no clumps
  • Heat sauce slightly, then slowly pour cornstarch mixture into sauce, whisking constantly
  • Cook while whisking until thick and heated, about 10 minutes
  • Slice or pull chicken and place in serving bowl
  • Pour sauce over chicken
  • Serve immediately with rice and vegetables
  • Store leftovers in refrigerato


This recipe can be made ahead - place chicken in a large resealable bag. Make sauce and pour over chicken. Place in the refrigerator overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 1 hour prior to placing in Crock Pot. Cook on low.
Keyword Crockpot Chicken Teriyaki