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Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli

Slow Cooker Chicken and Broccoli
PREP TIME
10 min
COOK TIME
4h
YIELDS
6 servings

Most of this meal is prepared simply and placed in the slow cooker for an easy, breezy dinner experience. Serve with Rice, scallions and sesame seeds as garnish!

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Ingredients

12
boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into chunks
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1
tsp five-spice powder
2
cups low-sodium chicken stock
½
cup low-sodium soy sauce
2
Tbsp fresh ginger, chopped
1
Tbsp sriracha
4
cloves garlic, chopped
2
tsp cornstarch
1
tsp toasted sesame oil
2
cups broccoli florets
1
red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
Cooked rice, for serving
4
scallions, sliced for garnish
Sesame seeds, for garnish
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Directions

Notes

Special equipment: Slow cooker

Step 1

Season the chicken chunks lightly with salt and pepper and put them in a slow cooker. Sprinkle over the five-spice powder. Stir together the stock, soy sauce, ginger, sriracha and garlic in a small bowl and pour over the chicken. Cover and cook on high for 3 1/2 hours.

Step 2

After 3 1/2 hours, mix together the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons water in a small bowl. Stir it into the slow cooker along with the sesame oil. Add the broccoli and peppers, cover and continue cooking on high for 30 minutes. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning.

Step 3

Serve over rice garnished with scallions and sesame seeds.

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