Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

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Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

prep time: 10 MINS

cook time: 3 HRS

total time: 3 HRS 10 MINS

This easy slow cooker orange chicken recipe served with rice is the best weeknight dinner. Tender chicken breast pieces are covered in sweet and sour sauce.

SERVINGS: 4 PEOPLE

course: MAIN COURSE

cuisine: CHINESE

calories: 518 KCAL

Ingredients :

  • 2 pounds Boneless chicken breast cut into small cubes
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil
  • ¾ cup Orange marmalade
  • ¼ cup Low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • ⅛ tsp Chilli powder optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp Roasted sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp Finely sliced green onions

Instructions :

  • In a slow cooker, add the chicken pieces, olive oil, sesame oil, orange marmalade, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger paste, garlic paste, chili powder (optional), salt and pepper. Mix everything together.
  • Cover lid and cook on high for 2 hours.
  • Remove the chicken pieces and keep aside, leaving behind the liquid.
  • Add the cornstarch in the slow cooker and mix it together with the liquid. Cover lid and cook for another 30 minutes until the sauce thickens.
  • Add the chicken pieces and mix it all together.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions. Enjoy!

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