Love Chinese food but hate the price of takeout? Enjoy this hassle-free slow-cooker recipe that delivers your favorite Chinese food flavors sooner than the delivery man. Sesame oil, honey and garlic come together to make a flavor that pops. The total for this recipe came out to $5.39!
Chinese Slow-cooker Chicken
Prep. Time: 5 Minutes
Cook Time: 4 Hours and 30 Minutes
An easy Chinese chicken dish featuring sesame oil with honey and garlic.
- 3 lbs chicken drumsticks ($2.97)
- ½ an onion, thinly sliced ($.25)
- 1 clove garlic, minced ($.08)
- 1 tbsp oil
- ½ c soy sauce
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1 package frozen spinach ($1.69)
- 1 c rice ($.40)
In a large bowl, toss chicken, onion and garlic with oil, soy sauce, honey sesame oil and red pepper flakes. Place in a slow cooker on low for 4 hours; 30 minutes before serving, prepare rice (boil 1 ½ c water, add 1 c rice, reduce heat to simmer and cover for about 30 minutes). Toss frozen spinach with hot chicken five minutes before serving.