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Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken

Makes: 4 to 6 servings
Prep 15 mins Cook 6 hrs to 7 hrs
Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 - 3  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)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 480,
  • Fat, total (g) 9,
  • chol. (mg) 115,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 57,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 32,
  • pro. (g) 40,
  • vit. A (IU) 97,
  • vit. C (mg) 9,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 15,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 77,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 381,
  • Potassium (mg) 449,
  • calcium (mg) 50,
  • iron (mg) 3,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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