Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken (+ Instant Pot) MEAL PREP + Recipe VIDEO
Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken (+ Instant Pot) MEAL PREP + Recipe VIDEO
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 3 hr 30 min
  • total: 3 hr 45 min
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  • servings:
  • Summary

    Homemade sweet and sour chicken. No need to order take-out with this easy delicious slow cooker version.

    Ingredients

    • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts, cut into bite-sized 1” cubes
    • 2/3 cup cornstarch (or arrowroot powder for Paleo friendly version)
    • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • Cooking oil
    • 1 cup pineapple chunks
    • 2 sweet bell peppers (I used 1 red, 1 green), deseeded and cut into 1" pieces
    • Sesame seeds, for garnish
    • Sauce
    • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce (use gluten free Tamari or coconut aminos for paleo version)]
    • 1/4 cup chicken broth
    • 3 tablespoons tomato paste or ketchup
    • 3 tablespoons of honey or brown sugar
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
    • 2 teaspoons oyster sauce
    • 1 teaspoon of dark soy sauce (leave out if you can’t find this)
    • 1/4 teaspoon of sesame oil
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger, minced
    • Corn starch slurry
    • 2 tablespoons corn starch (or arrowroot powder) + 3 tablespoons cool water
    • For lunch bowls: cooked rice, quinoa or noodles, lunch containers

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 272 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 5%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 3.38%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 83 mg 27.66%
    • Sodium: 905 mg 37.71%
    • Calcium: 39 mg 3.91%
    • Potassium: 463 mg 13.23%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.16%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 31 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.97%
    • Sugar: 14 g
    • Protein: 28 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 1.9%
    • Vitamin C 7.66%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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