Easy Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken - easy and healthier Chinese takeout at home from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Excite your family this week by making sweet and sour chicken – a hearty Chinese takeout-inspired dinner packed with vegetables –  in your slow cooker. Cook a few cups of plain white rice in the rice cooker to soak up the tangy pineapple sauce.

Easy Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken - easy and healthier Chinese takeout at home from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach

Meals like this sweet and sour chicken are great for evenings when your family is busy. Instead of trying to put something together after the kids’ many activities, just put everything in the slow cooker and rice cooker before you leave. You won’t resort to fast food on the way back because a delicious, well-balanced meal is waiting for you at home.

Easy Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken - easy and healthier Chinese takeout at home from Everyday Good Thinking, the official blog of @hamiltonbeach


Easy Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken
SERVES: 4

Ingredients
1 can (20 oz.) pineapple chunks in own juice, liquid reserved
1/2 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup ketchup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 medium onion, quartered
1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 medium red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
Instructions
Add reserved pineapple juice, brown sugar, ketchup, vinegar, soy sauce, cornstarch, garlic and ginger to slow cooker crock. Stir until cornstarch is dissolved.
Stir in chicken, onion and peppers.
Cover and cook for 1 1/2 hours on HIGH or 3 hours on LOW.
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