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Crock Pot Orange Chicken

This Crock Pot Orange Chicken is sweet, salty and easy to make. This recipe is great for meal prep or an easy weeknight dinner. Serve it with your favorite rice, fried rice or our Pineapple Pork Fried Rice.

Crock Pot Orange Chicken

How to Make Crock Pot Orange Chicken

Place the chicken in the bottom of the crock pot. Stir together all ingredients aside from the chicken, then pour the sauce in on top of the chicken and stir to coat. Next, cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8 hours!

The chicken is ready once the internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. You can also shred the chicken at this point, and then stir it back in the sauce to re-coat it all before serving. 

Then, serve with your desired sides (rice, vegetables, etc.) Optional: top with sesame seeds, chopped green onions or red pepper flakes.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long is leftover orange chicken good for?

After cooking, let chicken cool completely. Then store in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

What kind of chicken should be used for this recipe?

Any boneless cut of chicken is great for this recipe! We tend to use boneless skinless chicken breasts however chicken thighs would also work for this recipe.

What should I serve with this recipe?

Orange chicken is delicious served with white rice or fried rice along with some steamed or stir fried vegetables.

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Crock Pot Orange Chicken

Crock Pot Orange Chicken

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 10 minutes

This Crock Pot Orange Chicken is super fast to put together and you can cook it on low or high depending on how long you plan to cook it for. All you need to do is combine all of the ingredients together in the crock pot and let it cook! 

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs chicken
  • 1 cup BBQ sauce
  • 1 cup orange marmalade
  • 2 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce

Instructions

  1. Put chicken in crock pot.
  2. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients for sauce.
  3. Pour sauce on top of chicken and stir to coat.
  4. Cook chicken on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours.
  5. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

All ingredients can be combined in a bag and frozen then thawed and put in the crock pot to cook. This dish is best served over rice.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 542Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 14gCholesterol: 160mgSodium: 944mgCarbohydrates: 42gFiber: 1gSugar: 36gProtein: 42g

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