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Sweet and Sour Chicken

This colorful, kid-friendly dish uses one of our favorite kitchen gadgets, the slow cooker. Add minimally-prepped ingredients to your slow cooker before heading to work and have a delicious meal ready and waiting for supper. Who doesn’t love that?

  • Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Ingredients
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • ⅓ cup ketchup
    • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch, dissolved in 3 Tbsp. cold water
    • 3 Tbsp. cider vinegar
    • 2 Tbsp. less sodium soy sauce
    • ⅛ tsp. ground ginger
    • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
    • 1 (20 oz.) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained
    • 2 bell peppers, cut into ¾-inch pieces
    • 2 cups cooked brown rice

    Directions
    1. Combine ingredients through bell peppers in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours or high on 4 hours. 1. Serve over cooked brown rice.

    Variations

    For gluten free: Use tamari in place of soy sauce.


    Nutrition

    Calories 350, Total Fat 4g (Saturated 1g, Trans 0g), Cholesterol 70mg, Sodium 410mg, Total Carbohydrate 59g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 28g), Protein 19g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 80%, Calcium 4%, Iron 8% *Nutritional values are an approximation. Actual nutritional values may vary due to preparation techniques, variations related to suppliers, regional and seasonal differences, or rounding.


    Serves: 6 servings

    Gluten Free Kid-friendly Main Dish Dairy Free Sodium Smart 10 Dollar Meal 20 Minute Meal Asian Slow Cooker