Do you know about umami? It’s the fifth basic flavor, a deeply savory taste. It’s the thing that makes us crave soy sauce and mushrooms, and this recipe is full of it. The slow cooker marinates and cooks the chicken simultaneously for deep flavor with minimal effort. Learn how to make your new favorite chicken in the recipe below.
Garlic, ginger and scallions provide an aromatic base for the delectable, sticky sauce. If you’d like a little heat add 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper to the sauce. Serve this chicken over white rice or Asian noodles. It’s also delicious tossed with steamed or roasted broccoli.
Pro Tip: Want to fancy this up a bit? Sesame seeds, bean sprouts and cilantro also work beautifully as garnishes.