Honey-Mustard Slow Cooker Chicken

34 Reviews
78% would make this recipe again

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.

Preparation : 15 min Cooking : 7 h
250 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly
  • Heart-healthy


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 70 g
1 tbsp whole-grain mustard 16 g
1 tbsp tomato paste 18 g
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] 0.2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]

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

per 1 serving (180 g)


% Daily Value




8 g

12 %

Saturated 1.4 g
+ Trans 0 g

7 %


60 mg


320 mg

13 %


16 g

5 %


2 g

7 %


11 g

Net Carbs

14 g


27 g

Vitamin A

12 %

Vitamin C

8 %


5 %


12 %


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


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 1
Meat and Alternatives 3
Fats 1
Other Foods ½

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34 Reviews (34 with rating only ) 78% would make this recipe again

This recipe is in the following categories

Poultry | Main courses/Entrées | Heart-healthy | Low Saturated Fat | Halal | Kosher | Diabetes-friendly | Slow Cook

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