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Crockpot Chicken and Broccoli

Forget take out and have this Crockpot Chicken and Broccoli instead! I love recipes like this, because it actually tastes better than take-out, you can schedule it to be ready exactly when you want it, and *bonus* it's healthier!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 10 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken breast, crockpot, healthy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 377kcal

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Ingredients

Crockpot Chicken and Broccoli

  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce or gluten free alternative
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar packed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 1 1/2 pounds raw boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 head broccoli cut into florets

Rice

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

Instructions

Crockpot Chicken and Broccoli

  • Whisk together chicken broth, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, brown sugar, sesame seed oil, and garlic cloves.
  • Pour half of the sauce into a greased crockpot. Place chicken breasts in and then pour the remaining sauce over the chicken.
  • Cook on low for 4 hours, covered.
  • Mix together cornstarch and water and stir it into the crockpot.
  • Stir in broccoli florets.
  • Cook on high for 1 hour, covered.
  • Remove the chicken, cut into large chunks, and place back in the crockpot.
  • Serve immediately over rice!
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Rice

  • Place rice, water, salt, and butter in a medium sized sauce pan.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Cover, lower heat to low, and simmer for 15 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
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Notes

If you're gluten free, make sure your soy sauce is gluten free, too!
Nutritional information does not include rice. 

Nutrition

Calories: 377kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 44g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 2152mg | Potassium: 1248mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 1000IU | Vitamin C: 142.6mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 2.7mg