Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken
Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 6 mins

A tender and flavorful chicken recipe with just the right amount of sweetness. Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken is ready in 4 hours on high or 6 on low. Gluten-free.

Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: slow cooker brown sugar chicken
Servings: 4
Joanne Schweitzer: Joanne
  • 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 tsp allspice
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt
  • black pepper
Brown Sugar Balsamic Glaze
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  1. First, in a slow cooker, place the chicken breasts with 1/2 cup water. Sprinkle allspice, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Cook on high setting for 3 hours.

  2. At three hour mark, using a strainer, remove the chicken discharge but, keep the juices.

  3. Next, in a small saucepan on med/high heat, add brown sugar, balsamic vinegar, corn starch, soy sauce and 1/2 cup of water. Stir it and cook it for about 4 minutes until it thickens. Pour onto chicken and cook the chicken for one more hour. 

Recipe Notes


Store leftovers in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Cook this recipe on low for 6 hours and add the brown sugar balsamic sauce at the 5 hour mark.