Slow Cooker: Chicken Teriyaki Bowls

Ready to let your slow cooker do the work for you while you tend to other things?  Try this delicious recipe that is easy, healthy and a keeper for future meals.


Author: Michelle Hanson

Michelle Hanson, MA, RD, LD is Fresh & Natural Food’s Registered Dietitian. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics with a minor in Community Health from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. She is a registered dietitian and current member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Michelle has been a nutrition consultant for numerous years as well as a nutrition research director at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Michelle is passionate about food and nutrition and believes in helping people find simple, realistic ways to make healthy eating a part of their everyday lifestyle.
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  1. Spray slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray and place chicken inside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together chicken broth, teriyaki sauce, brown sugar and garlic. Pour over chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  4. Shred chicken in slow cooker once cooked.
  5. Place cooked rice in individual bowls. Top with chicken, extra sauce from the slow cooker and steamed vegetables.
  6. For an added kick, try topping with some sweet and sour sauce.
  7. Enjoy every bite!

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