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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

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Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken is perfect for those busy weeknights. This will quickly become a family favorite.

full bowl of sweet and sour chicken with pineapples.
Mouth-watering bowl of sweet and sour chicken with pineapples

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The slow cooker has been one of my all-time favorite kitchen appliances for years. It never lets me down when I know I’m going to have a busy day, and not a lot of time to spend cooking in the kitchen.

This slow cooker sweet and sour chicken only takes a few steps and it’s so worth it. This dish can be served as is, or with your favorite side. Warm, hot rice is one of our favorites.

bowl of crockpot sweet and sour chicken.
Bowl full of delicious sweet and sour chicken

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • The slow cooker does most of the work.
  • Perfect meal to come home to after a long day.
  • Makes a great family meal.
  • Pairs with rice or your favorite side dish.

Ingredients

  • Green Bell Pepper
  • Red Bell Pepper
  • Onion
  • Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Orange Juice
  • Cornstarch
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • Soy Sauce
  • Ginger Paste
  • Pineapple Tidbits
slow cooker sweet and sour chicken ingredients.
Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken ingredients

How To Make This Recipe

two image process making slow cooker sweet and sour chicken.
Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken process

Step 1:

Place all ingredients into your slow cooker. Mix well.

Step 2:

Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6 to 8 hours.

Optional: Serve over white rice, brown rice, or quinoa.

close up bowl of sweet and sour chicken.
Close up view of sweet and sour chicken

How Do I Store Sweet and Sour Chicken?

Place cooled sweet and sour chicken in an airtight container. Properly stored, it will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.

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Yield: 6 Servings

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

bowl of crockpot sweet and sour chicken.

Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken is perfect for those busy weeknights. This will quickly become a family favorite.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger paste
  • 20 ounce can pineapple tidbits in juice, drained

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients into your slow cooker and mix well.
  2. Cook on high for 4 hours, or low for 6 to 8 hours.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 175Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 37mgSodium: 354mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 2gSugar: 23gProtein: 16g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Angela Morris

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

This sure is an easy way to make one of our family favorites!

simplylowcal

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Thanks, Angela. :)

Natalie

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Lovely family dinner option. It looks so flavorful and delicious. Easy to make too. I will definitely make this for my family. Thanks for the idea.

simplylowcal

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Thanks, Natalie. I hope you and your family enjoy it. :)

Jenn

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

I can't get enough of this amazing recipe! My whole family loves the sweet and tangy flavor!

simplylowcal

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

That's great to hear, Jean. :)

Katherine

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Such a great idea to make this in the slow cooker! All those amazing flavors...

simplylowcal

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Thanks, Katherine. :)

veenaazmanov

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Love the slow cooker option. Love this recipe and love the dish too. Looks unique and super yum.

simplylowcal

Thursday 3rd of December 2020

Thank you! :)

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