GINGER ALMOND CHICKEN

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I spotted this recipe in a little grocery-store cookbook for slow cookers. Since I love Asian dishes with chicken and almonds I decided to give this one a try. I added a couple of ingredients to make it even better.
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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
peanut oil
4
boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into strips
1 large
onion, sliced
2 Tbsp
finely chopped fresh ginger
1/4 c
teriyaki sauce
1/4 c
orange juice
1 pkg
(10-12 oz.) frozen stir-fry vegetables
1/3 c
sliced almonds
1/2 bunch
scallions, slivered
1 tsp
grated orange zest

Step-By-Step

1Coat your slow cooker with cooking spray. In a large skillet, heat the peanut oil over medium-high heat. Saute chicken until browned, about 5 minutes. Transfer to slow cooker.
2Stir together onion, ginger, teriyaki sauce, and orange juice in a small bowl. Coat chicken with mixture. Cover and cook on LOW setting for 2 hours, or until chicken is cooked through.
3Turn heat setting to HIGH and add vegetables. Cover. Cook 20 to 30 minutes longer, stirring once, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
4Stir in almonds, scallions, and orange zest. Serve over rice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #easy, #nutritious