Slow-cooked sweet & sour chicken

Slow-cooked Sweet & Sour Chicken

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sherry monfils


This is my moms recipe and it's so yummy. I cook it on low for the most tender chicken, but you can cook it on high. The lemonade gives it a great tangy flavor.


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15 Min
6 Hr


  • 3 lb
    chicken pieces, thighs & drumsticks, skinned
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
  • 3 Tbsp
    packed light brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    cold water
  • ·
    hot cooked rice

How to Make Slow-cooked sweet & sour chicken


  1. Place chicken in a 4-quart slow-cooker, sprinkle w/ salt. In medium bowl, whisk together lemonade, brown sugar, ketchup, and vinegar until smooth.
  2. Pour mix over chicken. Cover, cook on low for 6 hrs, or on high for 3-1/2 hrs. Transfer chicken to a platter & keep warm.
  3. Pour liquid from cooker into a saucepan and skim the fat . In lg measuring cup, combine cornstarch and water. Stir into saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until thickened. Cook 2 more mins. Spoon sauce over chicken and serve w/ rice.

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Course/Dish: Chicken

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