Crock Pot Mandarin Chicken

Crock Pot Mandarin Chicken

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Carolyn Warren

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@RonsWifeCksFromScratch

This is a fast and delicious recipe for the mom who doesn't have a lot of time for kitchen duty. It took me 15-20 minutes to prep and 4 hrs of cooking time.

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Serves:
6 or more
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 8-10
    frozen chicken tenderloins
  • 1 14.5 oz can(s)
    mandarin oranges in juice (do not drain)
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice (fresh would be better, but bottled is fine)
  • 1 large
    onion, yellow - chopped into medium pieces
  • 1 1/2 c
    carrots, fresh (i had baby carrots and cut into quarters)
  • 1 or 2
    broccoli crowns (cleaned and cut to florets)
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy sauce, low sodium
  • 2 Tbsp
    teriyaki sauce
  • 2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and pepper (each) (taste for surety of your liking)
  • SERVE WITH:

  • 2 c
    white or brown rice (cooked as directed on package) (this measurement is before cooking)

How to Make Crock Pot Mandarin Chicken

Step-by-Step

  1. Place chicken in crock pot (no need to defrost). Add onion, carrots and mandarin oranges with juice. Salt and pepper lightly at this point... it will help your veggies sweat. Add lemon juice.
  2. mix together soy sauce and teriyaki sauce, add to crock-pot.
  3. After about half of cooking time, take some of juice and put in a small bowl... add cornstarch and mix together thoroughly. Add mixture back to crock-pot. Add broccoli florets and mix lightly. Taste for salt and add if needed.
  4. Let simmer until carrots are tender but not mushy.
    Cook rice. (I made enough for 6) and use as base for plate.
  5. This can be made on the 4hr setting or the 6 or 8hr settings, depending on the time you have. Just make sure to do the half way mark things according to your cooking time total. Enjoy!!

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About Crock Pot Mandarin Chicken

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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