Slow Cooker Chinese Orange Chicken- a great way of have take out at home. It’s made in the slow cooker so it’s as easy to make as it’s to call in an order.
My husband and I are going to see Dave Matthews Band tonight!!!!!!!!!
It has felt like we haven’t been on a date night in F-O-R-E-V-E-R!!!
Well, that is because we haven’t been on a date night in F-O-R-E-V-E-R!!!
We have only used a sitter 1x since Hunter has been born for a local Halloween Party that we attended. We didn’t even go our for our 3rd wedding anniversary last month. It’s a bummer but it happens when times flies when you’re busy chasing after your kids and being major penny pinchers.
But we treated ourselves to the concert and I can’t wait!!!
I also can’t wait to make this Slow Cooker Chinese Orange Chicken again soon. (Master of the segway!)
Slow Cooker Chinese Orange Chicken is once of my favorite things to make in our slow cooker because it’s affordable, easy to make, and so delicious. I often double the recipe since it’s so easy to do, and it’s a family favorite so we love it for leftovers.
While orange chicken is typically fried, like general tso’s, this isn’t because it’s made in the slow cooker. I personally don’t mind the difference as the flavor is
I recently made this for a neighbor who had a baby at just 27 weeks. (awww!!) I organized a meal train for her so that people could give her meals while he is in the NICU. It certainly would make her life easier to have a nice meal to come home to 2x a week.
I doubled the Slow Cooker Chinese Orange Chicken recipe, as well as my instant pot fried rice and sauteed sesame broccoli. The perfect amount in order for us to have dinner and leftovers, plus dinner and leftovers for her family.
I love spicy things, oooooo the hotter the better! But I know that not everyone loves to have their mouth on fire, so I know that it this a recipe that is a sure crowd pleaser because it’s nice and mellow.
The next time that you are craving some healthy Chinese take out, whip up a batch of this Slow Cooker Chinese Orange Chicken. And don’t forget, make it a double!
Slow Cooker Chinese Orange Chicken
Slow Cooker Chinese Orange Chicken- a great way of have take out at home. It's made in the slow cooker so it's as easy to make as it's to call in an order.
- 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, cut into 2" pieces
- 1/2 can orange juice concentrate, thawed, (6 ounces)
- 3 Tablespoons ketchup
- 3 Tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
- 1 pinch of red pepper flakes, optional
- sauteed vegetables, like broccoli
- Place the chicken the your slow cooker.
- Combine the thawed orange juice concentrate with ketchup, brown sugar, and balsamic vinegar, and pepper flakes. Pour over the chicken, stir to coat.
Sourced from Fake Ginger
This recipe doubles easily.
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Amanda Livesay says
I need to make this again so I can update the photos on my site!
same. I need to make this again ASAP
My husband loves orange chicken, thanks for the slow cooker version!
Crystal Faulkner says
This recipe is so wonderful! Thank you for sharing!