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Slow Cooker Honey Sriracha Chicken Thighs

Oh so simple spicy-sweet slow cooked chicken that can be used in a variety of ways, including tacos, burritos, lettuce wraps, rice or quinoa bowls, or just about any other way you can imagine.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time6 hrs
Total Time6 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 5
Calories: 285
Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living


  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup Sriracha hot chili sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1-1/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed of excess fat
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup onion, chopped


  • Ideal slow cooker size: 4-Quart.
  • In the slow cooker, stir together honey, Sriracha, garlic powder and onion powder until mixed.
  • Season chicken with salt and pepper and add to slow cooker. Top with onion.
  • Cover and cook on HIGH 3-4 hours, or on LOW 5-6 hours, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove chicken to a plate and shred with two forks. Return shredded chicken to slow cooker and stir to mix well with onions and sauce.
  • Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

Serving size: 3/4 cup
7 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
7 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
7 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
7 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Honey Sriracha Chicken Thighs
Amount Per Serving (3 /4 cup)
Calories 285 Calories from Fat 57
% Daily Value*
Fat 6.3g10%
Carbohydrates 26.8g9%
Fiber 0.5g2%
Protein 31.2g62%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: honey sriracha shredded chicken, sweet and spicy chicken