Crockpot Mango Chicken

1
Sue L

By
@suelovesrecipes

I had discovered a cranberry-catalina chicken from someone who had spent time down under as a missionary. Turns out that was a riff off apricot chicken, which someone from Australia I know posted online. This is just essentially a mango version of that apricot chicken. All of it is yummy. They do chicken very well down under. Serve this with plenty of sauce over rice or with mashed potatoes. I imagine you could add a bit more chicken and onion to this and still have plenty of sauce so if you increase the chicken, you should be okay without more sauce.

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Comments:
Serves:
2-3
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
4 Hr 15 Min
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 lb
    chicken leg quarters (marylands)
  • ·
    salt and black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 large
    onion, sliced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1-1/3 c
    mango nectar
  • 2 tsp
    mild curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    instant chicken bouillon powder
  • 15 oz
    can diced mango in syrup, drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1/4 c
    canned french fried onions, chopped

How to Make Crockpot Mango Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper and brown on both sides in the oil, then place in the bottom of the crock.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the pan and cook until it lightly caramelizes.
  3. Whisk together the mango nectar, curry powder, pepper, and instant bouillon.
  4. Pour the nectar mix over the chicken and cover with the cooked onions.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 3-4 hours or until chicken probes to 170F.
  6. Remove chicken and onion to a platter and keep warm.
  7. Stir together the cornstarch with water until mixed then whisk into the liquid in the crock, adding drained mango fruit.
  8. Cook uncovered on high, stirring frequently, until sauce thickens, 15 minutes or so. Add chicken and onion back to the crock to warm with sauce.
  9. Garnish with fried onion bits and serve with rice or mashed potatoes.

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About Crockpot Mango Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Australian




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