Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken
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Slow Cooker Brown Sugar Balsamic Chicken

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
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 6 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 274cal
Author Joanne Schweitzer



  • 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


  • 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.

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


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.


Calories: 274cal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 711mg | Potassium: 685mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 51IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg