Crock Pot Teriyaki Chicken with Asian Mushrooms
The crock pot is very much an under utilized tool in my kitchen. I'm not sure why. I guess I think typically things come out with a little more flavor with a char or crust on them, and thats not possible in a crock pot. Plus there are so many crock pot recipes out there on Pinterest that just taste, lets be honest, plain awful. So when I find a good one, I hang onto it. This chicken teriyaki recipe couldn't be easier to throw together. It doesn't involve any other pans or pots besides your crock pot, and it seriously comes together in less than 5 minutes. Gotta love that. This home made teriyaki sauce is so full of flavor. It tastes fresh and tangy, and you'd never guess it came from the crock pot; which I love. So give it a try!
3 chicken breasts (frozen is fine)
1 package baby bella mushrooms
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
1/2 cup water
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp lavender salt
2 one inch pieces of whole ginger
1/2 of a purple onion, diced
fresh ground pepper to taste
Directions: Throw your chicken in your crock pot, top it with all of the other ingredients. Cook in your crock pot on high for 4-5 hours until the chicken is fall apart fork tender. Serve over rice. See? So simple, so flavorful, and so should be on your menu this week.