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Crockpot Orange Chicken

This crockpot orange chicken is a takeout copycat that’s easy to make at home. It’s irresistible, tender chicken covered in a sweet, tangy glaze that’s made from orange marmalade.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Keyword Crockpot Orange Chicken, Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 344kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ lbs chicken breast cut into bite size pieces
  • ½ cup orange marmalade
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger or ½ teaspoon dried
  • ¼-½ teaspoon red pepper flake
  • 2 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water
  • Chopped green onion for garnish optional
  • White sesame seeds for garnish optional

Instructions

  • Add chicken pieces to crockpot.
  • In a bowl, stir the orange marmalade, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, soy, ginger, and red pepper flakes together until combined. Pour over the chicken. Cook on low for 4 hours or on high for 2 hours.
  • Mix the water and cornstarch together. Pour mixture into the crockpot during the last 10 minutes of cooking, replace the lid so it comes up to a slight boil and thickens. (If you are cooking on low, switch over to high for the last 10 minutes).
  • Serve over rice and garnish with white sesame seeds and green onion.

Notes

Pro tip: As you’re serving your chicken there will be some sauce left at the bottom of your slow cooker. Don’t forget to spoon this out and drizzle it over your chicken and rice!

Nutrition

Calories: 344kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 760mg | Potassium: 713mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 30g | Vitamin A: 190IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg