July 28th, 2016

Slow Cooker Honey Sriracha Chicken

Today I’m sharing what might just be the easiest slow cooker chicken I’ve ever made. Really! All it takes is just a few ingredients and 4 hours in a slow cooker to make this sweet and spicy Honey Sriracha Chicken. This is one of those recipes everyone needs up their sleeve for those crazy days when getting a hot meal on the table can be a real challenge. Trust me, this one’s a keeper!

Slow Cooker Honey Sriracha Chicken

This tender shredded chicken has a great kick to it, thanks to the Sriracha sauce, but I wouldn’t say it’s overly spicy. We like serving it in tacos, but it also makes great burritos and burrito bowls. Just fill your favorite tortillas and add your favorite toppings. We love lettuce, tomato, avocado and sour cream, but the possibilities are endless. You could even serve it over rice.

And like I said, it doesn’t get any easier than this. You literally throw everything in the slow cooker and walk away. By the time dinner is ready, the chicken practically shreds itself! 

Whenever I know it’s going to be a hectic week, I put this chicken on the menu. My whole family loves it, and I know it will only take me a few minutes to prep dinner. And it’s so much better than eating out! I always keep the ingredients on hand because I know I’ll be able to throw together a crowd pleasing meal at a moment’s notice. Like I said, this one’s a keeper!

Slow Cooker Honey Sriracha Chicken

Preparation 10 min 2017-06-27T00:10:00+00:00 Cook Time 4 hr 2017-06-27T04:00:00+00:00 Total Time 4:10 2017-06-27T04:10:00+00:00


  • 5-6 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup Sriracha sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (optional)


  1. Place chicken in a lightly greased slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together Sriracha, honey, garlic, lime juice, salt and pepper. Pour over chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours, or until chicken shreds easily with a fork. Use as a filling for tacos or burritos, or serve over rice.
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My whole family loves this chicken! Even my picky eaters go back for seconds. And that makes it winner in my book! Don’t forget to save this easy slow cooker chicken recipe to your favorite Pinterest board for later.

Slow Cooker Honey Sriracha Chicken 

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