Crock Pot Chicken Thighs Recipe

Crock Pot Chicken Thighs Recipe

Chicken Thighs cooked in the crock pot make a mouthwatering recipe that’s perfect for a busy weeknight or lazy weekends! Juicy chicken coated in a thick rich sauce flavored with garlic, honey, and soy sauce is a slow cooker hit.

Serve this amazing chicken with Stuffed Baked Potatoes, Southern Style Green Beans, and warm Garlic Rolls, and you’ve got a comfort food meal that your family and friends will love.

Prep Time: 10minutes

Cook Time: 3hours

Total Time: 3hours  10minutes 

Servings: 4


8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs

1 tablespoon olive oil

salt and pepper

3/4 cup ketchup

1/3 cup soy sauce

1/3 cup honey

3 tablespoon minced garlic

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

1/4 teaspoon dried thyme

1 teaspoon dried parsley

1/4 teaspoon dried mustard

2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley – optional



Heat olive oil in a cast-iron skillet or heavy bottom pan. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and sear, skin side down until golden. Remove the chicken from the pan and place skin side up in the crock pot.

To a medium-size bowl, add ketchup, soy sauce, honey, garlic, onion powder dried thyme, dried parsley, and dried mustard. Whisk together and pour over the chicken.

Place lid on the crock pot and cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 5 hours until chicken is done and the sauce has thickened

Remove chicken and place on a serving dish. Spoon over the sauce from the bottom of the crock pot, sprinkle with fresh parsley and serve




How To Thicken The Sauce: Pour the juices from the slow cooker into a medium saucepan. Mix together one tablespoon of cornstarch with two tablespoons of water and whisk into the chicken thigh juices. Simmer on low heat, whisking until the sauce has thickened.

Leftovers: The cooked chicken and any leftover sauce keep well in the fridge for 3 to 4 days. Store in a resealable container, then reheat before serving.


Nutritional Info:

Serving: 1 | Calories: 817kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 50g | Fat: 52g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 22g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 283mg | Sodium: 1713mg | Potassium: 802mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 460IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 3mg

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