Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Frozen lemonade provides the sour component for this Asian slow cooker main dish recipe. Serve with white rice to complete the meal.

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Makes:
4 servings
Prep:
15 mins
Cook:
6 hrs to 7 hrs
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Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Ingredients
2 1/2
pounds meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, and drumsticks), skinned
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
12 ounce can (about 3/4 cup) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
3
tablespoons brown sugar
3
tablespoons ketchup
1
tablespoon vinegar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
tablespoons cold water
 
Hot cooked rice or fried rice

Directions

  1. Place chicken pieces in a 3-1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle with salt. In a medium bowl, combine lemonade concentrate, brown sugar, ketchup, and vinegar. Pour over chicken in cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 6 to 7 hours or on high-heat setting for 3 to 3-1/2 hours. Transfer chicken to a serving platter; cover and keep warm.
  3. For sauce, pour cooking liquid into a medium saucepan. Skim off fat. Combine cornstarch and the cold water; stir into liquid in saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Spoon sauce over chicken. Serve with hot cooked rice. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken)
    Per serving:
  • 480 kcal cal.,
  • 9 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 115 mg chol.,
  • 381 mg sodium,
  • 57 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 32 g sugar,
  • 40 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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