Slow-cooker honey mustard chicken

Sweet, succulent and oh-so-tender.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • 6 hrs 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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This sweet, succulent and oh-so-tender slow-cooker honey mustard chicken will have you coming back for more! Full of tasty nutritious ingredients, this will easily become a family favourite!


Slow-cooker honey mustard chicken
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour (cornstarch)
  • 2 teaspoon dry mustard powder
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) dry white wine
  • 1 cup (250ml) chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup (70g) wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 8 chicken thigh cutlets (1.6kg)
  • 1 medium leek (350g), trimmed, sliced thickly
  • 2 celery stalks (300g), rimmed, sliced thickly
  • 400 gram baby carrots, peeled
  • 1 cup (120g) frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) pouring cream
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


Slow-cooker honey mustard chicken
  • 1
    Place cornflour and mustard powder in a 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Gradually whisk in wine and stock until smooth. Add mustard and honey; whisk until smooth.
  • 2
    Remove and discard fat and skin from chicken. Place chicken, leek, celery and carrots in cooker. Cook, covered, on low, for 6 hours.
  • 3
    Add peas to cooker; cook, covered, 20 minutes. Stir in cream; season to taste. Serve chicken topped with parsley.


Serve with mashed potato. Chicken thigh cutlets usually come with the skin and centre bone intact, although sometimes they can be found without the skin. Poultry shops and most major supermarkets will sell them. We used a chardonnay-style wine. This recipe is not suitable to freeze.

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