Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Most chicken dishes we cook in the slow cooker use on the bone chicken but this Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe uses chicken thighs which work well in the slow cooker too and don’t get as dry as chicken breast.

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

So here’s our Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 500 g boneless skinless chicken thighs, diced
  • 400 g tinned pineapple chunks
  • 1 carrot cut into strips
  • 1 pepper cut into strips
  • 1 onions sliced
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 2 cm root ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 50 ml red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 200 ml chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp plain flour

Instructions

  • Coat the chicken in the flour and add to the slow cooker pot along with all the ingredients – leaving out the pineapple until later but adding the pineapple juice.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours. Just before serving stir through the pineapple chunks.
  • Serve with rice or noodles.

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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

Most chicken dishes we cook in the slow cooker use on the bone chicken but this Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe uses chicken thighs which work well in the slow cooker too and don’t get as dry as chicken breast.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword chicken, main course, slow cooker
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 500 g boneless skinless chicken thighs, diced
  • 400 g tinned pineapple chunks
  • 1 carrot cut into strips
  • 1 pepper cut into strips
  • 1 onions sliced
  • 1 garlic clove crushed
  • 2 cm root ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 50 ml red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 200 ml chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp plain flour

Instructions

  • Coat the chicken in the flour and add to the slow cooker pot along with all the ingredients – leaving out the pineapple until later but adding the pineapple juice.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours. Just before serving stir through the pineapple chunks.
  • Serve with rice or noodles.
Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe
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3 Comments

  1. March 21, 2015 / 9:03 pm

    Yum – that is all! No seriously, this recipe looks fab Donna! xxx

  2. March 21, 2015 / 10:16 pm

    Yum! Pinned for future use

  3. Diane Carey
    July 18, 2015 / 1:57 pm

    I had a go at this and I must say it was absolutely gorgeous. I had some leftover fresh noodles, so stirred them through at the end with the pineapple. Then served it with Mediterranean Rice

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