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honey orange sesame chicken from creme de la crumb

a recipe by
LINDA BAILEY
STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

Honey Orange Sesame Chicken is a delicious slow cooker Chinese food recipe. If you like ordering sesame chicken at your local Chinese restaurant and often get it when you order take-out, you'll love this playful spin on the classic. Orange juice and chopped pineapple make this sweet and savory chicken recipe extra tangy.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For honey orange sesame chicken from creme de la crumb

  • 3-4
    chicken breasts
  • 2/3 c
    low sodium soy sauce
  • 2/3 c
    honey
  • 1/3 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    ground ginger
  • juice of two large oranges
  • 1/4 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp
    chili powder
  • 4 tsp
    minced garlic
  • 4 Tbsp
    cold water
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 4 c
    long grain white rice, cooked
  • 2 c
    chopped pineapple (fresh or canned)
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame seeds

How To Make honey orange sesame chicken from creme de la crumb

  • 1
    Place chicken in slow cooker. In a bowl combine soy sauce, honey, apple cider vinegar, and next five ingredients. Mix well, then pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours. About 30 minutes before serving, drain liquid from slow cooker into a large sauce pan, add minced garlic, and cook over medium high heat about 3-4 minutes.
  • 2
    While sauce is simmering, shred chicken in slow cooker with two forks. Whisk together cold water and corn starch until dissolved, then add to sauce pan.
  • 3
    Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens. Add sauce back to slow cooker and cover until ready to serve. Serve chicken over rice and pineapple. Top with sesame seeds.
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