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Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken is the perfect weeknight meal. Simply put the ingredients in the crockpot and you will end up with the best chicken dish ever!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Garlic Chicken, Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 hours
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 493 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 4 chicken thighs bone-in and skin-on


  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce optional
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper or to taste
  • Garnish:
  • chopped green onions
  • sesame seeds


  1. In a large crockpot add all the ingredients listed under "Sauce" and mix until fully incorporated.
  2. Then add the chicken thighs, and tose them with the mixture to completely coat them on both sides.

  3. Ensure the chicken skin is up-sided.
  4. Cook on LOW for 7-8 hours or HIGH for 4 hours.
  5. To make chicken crispier, broil for a few minutes before serving.
  6. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Garlic Chicken
Amount Per Serving
Calories 493 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 141mg47%
Sodium 493mg21%
Potassium 332mg9%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 0g0%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 360IU7%
Vitamin C 2.4mg3%
Calcium 27mg3%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.