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Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Chicken

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Servings: 4 persons


  • 4 small boneless chicken breasts
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 20 oz. can pineapple chunks
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • Garnish: sesame seeds
  • Side: rice
  • Side: veggies


  • Cut the chicken breasts into bite-size pieces.
  • Seed and dice the red bell pepper into 1-inch pieces.
  • Drain and reserve the pineapple juice from canned pineapple chunks in a small bowl. With the pineapple juice, add the chicken stock, brown sugar, soy sauce and minced garlic.
  • Place the chicken pieces and red bell pepper pieces in the base of the slow cooker and pour the pineapple chunks around the chicken. Season with a sprinkle of salt and pepper. Pour the pineapple-soy sauce mixture over the top.
  • Set on low and cook for 8 hours. With 30 minutes left in the cooking cycle, swirl the cornstarch with a few Tbsp of water and stir it into the sauce. Cook for 30 more minutes to allow sauce to thicken. Garnish with sesame seeds, if desired.
  • Cook the rice as directed.
  • Prepare veggies.
  • Serve Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Chicken over rice with side of veggies.