Slow Cooker Zesty Orange Chicken

Published on April 1, 2016 by Lauren

crockpot orange chicken

I’ve got a fantastic slow cooker meal for you today! This Zesty Crockpot Orange Chicken has tons of flavor and is so ridiculously easy to put together.

Basically, the recipe goes like this:

  1. Chop up some chicken.
  2. Dump a bunch of stuff in the slow cooker.
  3. After that’s done, mix together some water and some cornstarch for a thickener.

Eat! You will love it, and there’s plenty of yummy orange sauce to soak into the rice 🙂

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crockpot orange chicken

crockpot orange chicken

Slow Cooker Zesty Orange Chicken

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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 4 hours
Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Lauren Greutman

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts cubed into 1" pieces
  • 1/2 cup orange juice concentrate
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced or pressed (or 1 heaping tsp jarred garlic)
  • 3 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Sesame seeds

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in the slow cooker except the water and cornstarch.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours.
  • In a small sauce pan, mix water and cornstarch together until well blended.
  • Add 1/2 cup of the liquid from the slow cooker and heat on medium, whisking often.
  • Once it bubbles and thickens, add it back to the slow cooker and mix.
  • Let it cook for another 15 minutes and serve over rice and top with sesame seeds.

crockpot orange chicken

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