Slow-cooked sweet & sour chicken

Slow-cooked Sweet & Sour Chicken Recipe

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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


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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


  • 1Place chicken in a 4-quart slow-cooker, sprinkle w/ salt. In medium bowl, whisk together lemonade, brown sugar, ketchup, and vinegar until smooth.
  • 2Pour 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.
  • 3Pour 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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