8 chicken thighs in white crock with chopped green onion on top in a light brown broth; wooden spoon in crock

Slow Cooker Chicken Thighs Recipe

Contributor: Ilona Orzechowska

Slow cooker chicken thighs is one of those dinners that you will be making often, because it’s delicious and simple to throw together.

  • Author: Ilona Orzechowska
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x
  • Category: Entrée
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American


  • 10 boneless, skinless chicken thighs
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ⅛ tsp. black pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. water
  • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch


  1. Turn your slow cooker on high.
  2. Put chicken thighs in the slow cooker crock. Season with salt and black pepper.
  3. In a small bowl mix honey with minced garlic.
  4. Pour honey all over chicken thighs. You can also spread it nicely with a brush to make sure all chicken is covered. Cook for 2 hours.
  5. Make a slurry with cornstarch and water, add it to the chicken and cook for an additional hour.
  6. Chicken is done when the internal temperature in the thickest part of the chicken is 165°F on an instant read thermometer.