sweet & sour chicken (crockpot)

★★★★☆ 2
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By Jeanne Benavidez
from Odessa, TX

After working with a few different recipes for sweet and sour chicken, I combined different ingredients and came up with this one that is easy and delicious. Great served over noodles or rice.

★★★★☆ 2
serves 4 - 6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 5 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For sweet & sour chicken (crockpot)

  • 1
    onion, sliced
  • 1
    carrot, sliced
  • 1
    celery rib, sliced
  • 2 lb
    boneless skinless chicken thighs cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    catalina dressing
  • 1/3 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    grated ginger root
  • 1 Tbsp
    crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 can
    (8 oz) pineapple tidbits, drained, liquid reserved
  • 1
    each, green and red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 2 c
    sugar snap peas
  • 4 - 6 c
    hot cooked long-grain white rice.

How To Make sweet & sour chicken (crockpot)

  • 1
    Place onions, carrots and celery in crockpot; top with chicken.
  • 2
    Mix sugar, dressing, soy sauce, ginger and red pepper flakes; pour over chicken. Cover with lid.
  • 3
    Cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours. Increase the heat to high.
  • 4
    Stir the cornstarch into the reserved pineapple liquid. Add to slow cooker with pineapple, peppers and peas; stir.
  • 5
    Cook, covered, 30 min. or until sauce is thickened. Serve over rice or noodles.
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