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Easy Orange Chicken in Black Slow Cooker
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Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time: 2 hrs 40 mins
Easy slow cooker orange chicken recipe homemade from scratch with simple ingredients. Chicken breasts are coated in sweet and spicy Chinese orange sauce.
Yield: 5 People

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Chicken breast, Cut into small cubes
  • 1 tsp Oil, Olive oil or canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil
  • 3/4 cup Orange marmalade
  • 1/3 cup Orange juice, Unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce, Low sodium
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 2 cloves Garlic , Finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili flakes, Optional
  • Salt, To taste
  • Pepper, To taste
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds, Roasted, For garnish
  • 1-2 tbsp Green onions, Finely chopped, For garnish

Instructions 

  • In a crockpot, add the chicken pieces, olive oil, sesame oil, orange marmalade, orange juice, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger, red chili flakes (optional), salt and pepper. Mix everything together.
  • Cover and cook on High for 2 hours.
  • Remove the chicken and keep aside, leaving behind the sauce.
  • Whisk the cornstarch into the sauce until fully dissolved. 
  • Cover and cook on High for 30 minutes. 
  • Add the chicken back into the slow cooker and mix. 
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days and reheated in the microwave. 

Nutrition

Calories: 371kcal, Carbohydrates: 38g, Protein: 40g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 116mg, Sodium: 888mg, Potassium: 761mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 30g, Vitamin A: 159IU, Vitamin C: 13mg, Calcium: 39mg, Iron: 1mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Calories: 371
Author: Abeer Rizvi