Orange Chicken Recipe for the slow cooker
This recipe is great for days that you are busy and need an easy meal idea that does not need a lot of prep work. Put it in, leave it and come back to a warm home cooked meal.
In the slow cooker or crock-pot add :
2 lbs cubed chicken breast ( you can use whole breasts bur might need to increase cooking time)
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (or a fresh clover of garlic minced)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon dry grated orange peel (found in the spice section)
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Cook with lid on, on high heat for 3 hours. (If you wanted to let it cook longer, you could cook it over medium heat for 5 hours). After 3 hours of cooking stir in the following ingredients:
- 1 cup orange marmalade
- 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
- 3 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
- 3 green onions chopped
- pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
Pour in, stir till well coated then cover with lid again, cook over medium heat an additional 30 mins. If your family doe snot like spicy food leave the red pepper flakes out. Serve over white or brown rice, enjoy!
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