Chicken, Chicken Crockpot Recipe Orange

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Orange

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Orange-Recipe 1

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3/4 cup orange marmalade
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Place the chicken pieces in a bowl. Add the cornstarch and salt and pepper. Toss to coat the chicken in the cornstarch mixture.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the chicken in a single layer and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side until browned. You may need to work in batches.
  • Coat a slow cooker with cooking spray and add the chicken to the slow cooker.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the orange marmalade, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil and garlic.
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken and gently stir to coat.
  • Cook on LOW for 2-3 hours.
  • Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions, then serve.

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Orange-Recipe 2

Ingredients

  •  2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  •  1 1/2 to 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  •  1/3 cup cornstarch
  •  1/2 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  •  1/2 teaspoon pepper, or to taste
  •  1 cup orange marmalade
  •  1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  •  1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  •  1 teaspoon sesame oil
  •  1/2 to 1 teaspoon ground ginger, or to taste
  •  1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  •  2 tablespoons sesame seeds, lightly toasted if desired (add to a dry skillet and cook over medium heat for about 30 seconds or until fragrant)
  •  2 tablespoons green onions, sliced thin for garnishing
  •  orange slices, optional for garnishing

Instructions

Line a 3 to 6-quart slow cooker with a liner if using one. I prefer to use liners for easy cleanup.

    1. Drizzle 1 tablespoon olive oil over bottom of the liner or slow cooker.
    2. To a large, gallon-sized ziptop plastic bag, add the chicken, cornstarch, salt, pepper, seal bag, and toss to coat chicken evenly. Add chicken to slow cooker, evenly distributed; set aside.
    3. To a 2-cup measuring cup or medium bowl, add the orange marmalade, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, ginger (I prefer 1 teaspoon but some people are sensitive to ginger), garlic, remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil and stir to combine.
    4. Pour mixture over the chicken, using a spoon to distribute the sauce as necessary, making sure all pieces are coated.
    5. Cook covered on high for about 2 hours or on low for about 4 hours. If cooking on high, start checking at 90 minutes and if cooking on low, start checking at 3 hours. All slow cookers vary so cook until chicken is done (reaches 165F on an instant read thermometer).Add chicken to a plate with as much extra cooking sauce spooned over the top as desired, garnish with sesame seeds, green onions, optional orange wedges, and serve immediately.

Chicken Crockpot Recipe Orange-Recipe 3

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 1-2 tablespoons grated orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes or more to taste (we used 3 teaspoons)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

Instructions

  • Grease your crockpot with cooking spray.
  • Whisk together sauce ingredients: broth, orange juice, brown sugar, honey, vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, orange zest, red pepper flakes, ground ginger, and black pepper.
  • Pour half the sauce into crockpot.
  • Place chicken into crockpot.
  • Pour the rest of the sauce over the chicken.
  • Place the lid on and cook on LOW for 4 hours or HIGH for 2 hours.
  • Remove chicken from crockpot and set aside.
  • Whisk the cornstarch into the sauce until well combined.
  • Place chicken back into crockpot and cover.
  • Cook for an additional 1 hour on HIGH (if you cooked on low before) or 30 mins on HIGH (if you cooked on HIGH before).
  • Remove chicken, cut into chunks, then stir back into sauce.
  • Serve with your choice of rice and additional toppings and enjoy!
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Chicken Crockpot Recipe Orange-Recipe 4

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