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Sweet-and-Sour Chicken

Rated as 3.55 out of 5 Stars

"Dorothy Hess of Hartwell, Georgia uses her slow-cooker to fix this stir-fry like supper. Adding the onions, pineapple and snow peas later in the process keeps them from becoming over-cooked."
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Ingredients

3 h 35 m servings
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet, saute chicken in oil for 4-5 minutes; drain. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Drain pineapple, reserving juice; set pineapple aside. In a 5-qt. slow cooker, combine the chicken, water chestnuts, carrots, soy sauce and pineapple juice. Cover and cook on low for 3 hours.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, sweet-and-sour sauce, water and ginger until smooth. Stir into the slow cooker. Add onions and pineapple; cover and cook on high for 15 minutes or until thickened. Add peas; cook 5 minutes longer. Serve with rice.

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I used this recipe yet it wasn't exactly the tase I wanted. I think it was the storebought sauce. I will keep trying til' I get my taste. Make sure not to add certain veggies til' the end. I...

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After 3 hours the chicken was dried out and stringy. Putting the cornstarch/sweet and sour mixture in the crockpot on high for 15 minutes was not nearly enough time for the sauce to thicken or ...

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I used this recipe yet it wasn't exactly the tase I wanted. I think it was the storebought sauce. I will keep trying til' I get my taste. Make sure not to add certain veggies til' the end. I...

Very nice recipe, but I would prefer a recipe that makes the sweet and sour from scratch as I never have sweet and sour in the house. The jarred kinds just aren't very good.

After 3 hours the chicken was dried out and stringy. Putting the cornstarch/sweet and sour mixture in the crockpot on high for 15 minutes was not nearly enough time for the sauce to thicken or ...

Very good and will positively be doing again but next time will only use skinless thighs. This time I deboned a whole chicken and cut it into large strips/pieces (like thigh in 1/2 etc.) I did...

it was easy enough to make but it didn't make a very good impression on any of the 8 people in our family.

This was pretty good. However, the snow peas really need to cook for longer than the recipe called for. If I make this again I'll probably put the snow peas in a couple of hours before it's done...