Slow cooker Teriyaki chicken drumsticks
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Serves: 4
  • 1 kg (6-8) chicken drumsticks about 1-2 drumsticks/person
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 green onion
Let's get started!
  1. Clean the chicken drumsticks, then season them with salt and pepper.
  2. Whisk together the soy sauce, honey, water, garlic, ginger and cornstarch in a bowl or directly in the slow cooker.
  3. Preheat a large skillet with one tablespoon olive oil. Dip every drumsticks into the teriyaki sauce then place them into the skillet and cook them for 3 minutes, then flip them, cook until the sauce is caramelized on the chicken.
  4. Transfer the drumsticks into the slow cooker and coat them with the teriyaki sauce. Cook the chicken on High for 3,5-4 hours or on Low for 6-8 hours.
  5. When the chicken is cooked, turn off the cooker and remove the drumsticks. Let the Teriyaki sauce in the cooker, uncovered for 5-10 minutes until thickens. Then coat the drumstick with the sauce and transfer them on a serving plate, sprinkle them with sesame seeds and sliced green onions.
  6. Serve the teriyaki chicken with rice and/or vegetables.
Recipe by My Zucchini Recipes at