Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken and Noodles


Toss those takeout menus, because with help from your slow cooker, you can make your own General Tso chicken at home. This slow cooker chicken has all the flavors you love from Chinese takeout, served over egg noodles with crunchy peanuts on top.

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken and Noodles
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
25 mins
Slow Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 25 mins
9 cups


  • 1 ½ pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • ½ cup chicken broth

  • 2 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoon Sriracha sauce

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon ketchup

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon quick-cooking tapioca, crushed

  • 4 dried red chile peppers

  • 12 ounce dried egg noodles, cooked

  • 1 tablespoon rice wine or dry sherry

  • cup chopped green onions

  • cup chopped peanuts


  1. Place chicken in a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. In a bowl whisk together the next eight ingredients (through tapioca); pour over chicken. Add chile peppers. Cover and cook on low for 4 to 5 hours or on high for 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

  2. Remove and discard chile peppers. Before serving, stir in cooked noodles and rice wine. Sprinkle with green onions and peanuts.

For Easy Cleanup:

Line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

439 Calories
10g Fat
49g Carbs
37g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 439
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 618mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 1.9mg 10%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Potassium 641mg 14%
Folate, total 153.6mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg
Vitamin B-6 1.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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