Crock Pot Mango Chicken

Sue L


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 an 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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We love an easy Crock Pot dinner recipe and this is a delicious one! The chicken is super juicy. Pouring the mildly sweet mango sauce on top adds a lovely flavor to the chicken. There's a hint of curry flavor throughout but it's not overpowering. We loved how it pairs with the mango. A simple slow cooker meal. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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15 Min
4 Hr 15 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 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
  • 1/4 c
    canned french fried onions, chopped

How to Make Crock Pot Mango Chicken


  1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Brown on both sides in the oil. Then place at the bottom of the Crock Pot.
  2. Add the onion and garlic to the pan. Cook until they lightly caramelize.
  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 corn starch with water until mixed. Then whisk into the liquid in the Crock Pot. Add 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 Pot to warm with sauce.
  9. Garnish with fried onion bits and serve with rice or mashed potatoes.

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About Crock Pot Mango Chicken

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

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