Easy Saucy Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe2017-04-20
- Servings : 6
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 1:30 h
- Ready In : 1:45 h
Here is one dish that can be added to your menu repertoire. This easy saucy sweet and sour chicken recipe is based on lemonade as its sour component. This is a favorite Asian slow cook main dish.
- 2 1/2-3 pounds meaty chicken pieces (breast halves, thighs, and drumsticks), skinned
- Hot cooked rice or fried rice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons cold water
- 1/2 of a 12-ounce can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed (about 3/4 cup)
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons ketchup
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
Place the chicken in a slow cooker. Sprinkle meat on the meat.
Mix lemonade concentrate, brown sugar, ketchup, and vinegar. Pour over chicken in slow cooker.
Cover and set the slow cooker to low heat for 6-7 hours or high heat 3-4 hours. When done transfer chicken to serving platter.
HOW TO MAKE THE SAUCE: Pour cooking liquid into a medium saucepan. Take out the fat.
Mix cornstarch and the cold water; stir into liquid in saucepan. Stir while cooking over medium heat until thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Pour sauce over chicken meat.