slow cooker orange chicken

19 Jan

 

i’m always looking for more slow cooker recipes – and who doesnt like orange chicken???  i had high hopes for this!  but it just turned out eh…. won’t be making this one again!

 

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken
adapted from six sisters stuff
Ingredients:

• boneless chicken breasts, chopped into small chunks (I used about 4 big ones)
• 1/3 cup flour
• olive oil
• 1/2 Tbl. salt
• 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
• 3 Tbl. ketchup

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

• 6 oz. frozen orange juice concentrate (thaw or throw it in the microwave for 45 seconds)
• 4 Tbl.  brown sugar

In a bowl, mix the orange juice, brown sugar, vinegar, salt, and ketchup.  Pour the flour in a small bowl.  Cover the chicken breast chunks in flour and shake off the excess.

Pour a small amount of olive oil in a skillet and brown the flour-covered chicken.
The chicken doesn’t need to be fully cooked since it’s going in the crock pot.

After the chicken is done cooking, pour the pieces into the crock pot. Then cover the chicken with your sauce mixture and give the pot a stir.

Cook on low for 5-6 hours or on high for 2-3.

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