Slow cooker honey mustard chicken thighs

Use just a few ingredients to create this no-fuss slow cooker chicken thigh dish with a creamy honey and mustard sauce. Kids will love it – and grown-ups too

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:4 hrs 20 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 332
  • fat 16g
  • saturates 8g
  • carbs 11g
  • sugars 10g
  • fibre 2g
  • protein 35g
  • salt 0.9g


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 8 chicken thighs (or fillets if you prefer)
  • 8 spring onions, cut into lengths
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp double cream or crème fraîche
  • 100g frozen peas


  1. Heat the slow cooker. Melt the butter in a frying pan and quickly brown the chicken thighs all over. Make sure the skin picks up plenty of colour. Season, then put them in the slow cooker. Brown the spring onions and add them to the slow cooker as well. Add the stock, mustard and honey and cook on low for 4 hrs.

  2. Stir in the cream or cre?me frai?che and peas, then cook for a further 15 mins with the lid off. Re-crisp up the chicken skin under the grill, if you like.

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