Slow Cooked Soy-Braised Chicken

Slow Cooked Soy-Braised Chicken

This slow cooker soy-braised chicken is a tasty recipe that the whole family will love, made with Kikkoman Less Salt Soy Sauce

  • Serves4
  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time6 hours

Nutrition per serving

  • Energy785 Kcals
  • Protein44.2g
  • Carbohydrates86.9g
  • Sugars19.5g
  • Fat26.5g
  • Saturated Fat6.9g
  • Salt4g


  • 1kg chicken (breast and leg pieces)
  • 150ml Kikkoman less salt soy sauce
  • 150ml dry sherry or Chinese cooking wine
  • 150ml water
  • 3 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 5 cm piece fresh ginger, sliced thinly

To serve

  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced thinly
  • 4 green onions, sliced thinly
  • 5 cm piece fresh ginger, sliced thinly
  • fresh coriander, to garnish
  • 1tbsp toasted sesame oil, to drizzle
  • 1tbsp Kikkoman less salt soy sauce, to drizzle
  • steamed rice, to serve
  • steamed broccoli, to serve


Trim any excess fat from the chicken and place in a 4.5 litre slow cooker.

Mix the soy sauce, sherry, water and sugar in a measuring jug and pour over the chicken.

Add the garlic, star anise, cinnamon sticks and ginger.

Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.

Remove the chicken from the slow cooker and arrange on a platter.

Drizzle with a little toasted sesame oil and soy sauce.

Garnish with the red chilli, green onions, ginger and coriander.

Serve with steamed rice and broccoli or Chinese greens.