Honey-Mustard Slow Cooker Chicken

Honey-Mustard Slow Cooker Chicken

A flawless and effortless way to get a sweet, caramelized chicken. Make sure you use good quality Dijon and whole-grain (country-style) mustards to thicken the sauce.

4 servings
Preparation 15 min
Cooking 7 h

250 calories per serving 


  vegetable oil spray    
1 onions, sliced   200 g
3 cloves garlic, minced    
2 tbsp olive oil   30 mL
2 tbsp honey   45 g
1/4 cup Dijon mustard   65 mL
1 tbsp whole-grain mustard   15 mL
1 tbsp tomato paste   15 mL
1 tbsp white vinegar   15 mL
1/2 cup water   125 mL
1 sprig rosemary, fresh, chopped   5 g
1 pinch cayenne pepper   0.1 g
1 1/2 chicken breasts, boneless, skinless, cut into 2 cm pieces   460 g
1 pinch salt [optional]   0.1 g
  ground pepper to taste    

Before you start

A slow cooker is needed to make this recipe.


  1. Coat the ceramic cooking pot with cooking spray. Prepare the vegetables: Thinly slice the onion and mince the garlic.
  2. Heat half of the oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic then sauté until softened and translucent, about 3 min. Transfer to the ceramic cooking pot. Add the remaining oil, honey, mustards, tomato paste, vinegar, water, rosemary, and a pinch of Cayenne pepper. Mix well to combine.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and stir to coat it with the mixture. Cover the slow cooker with the lid and cook on 'low' for 7 h.
  4. Adjust the seasoning then serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

Nutrition Facts

per 1 serving (180g)


% DV*

* DV = Daily Value




8 g

12 %

Saturated 1.5 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %


65 mg


320 mg

13 %


16 g

5 %


2 g

7 %


11 g


27 g

Vitamin A

15 %

Vitamin C

8 %


6 %


10 %

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Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to:

Vegetables and Fruit: ¾ serving
Grain Products: 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives: 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives: serving

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Free :
Trans Fat
Low :
Saturated Fat
Source of :
Calcium, Folacin, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Zinc
Good source of :
Phosphorus, Potassium
Excellent source of :
Niacin, Vitamin B6
Diet-related health claims :

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This recipe is in the following categories: Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Diabetes-friendly | Halal | Heart-healthy | Kosher | Low Saturated Fat | Slow Cook

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