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Slow-Cooked Oriental Chicken

Rated as 3.85 out of 5 Stars

"Extremely tender chicken is smothered in a flavorful, dark gravy in this easy and elegant entree. It's so nice to find another tantalizing way to serve chicken. Sprinkled with almonds, this is a dish I proudly serve to family or guests. -Ruth Seitz, Columbus Junction, Iowa"
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Ingredients

5 h 20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, brown the chicken in oil on both sides. Transfer to a slow cooker. Combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, water, garlic and ginger; pour over chicken. Cover and cook on high for 1 hour. Reduce heat to low; cook 4-5 hours longer or until the meat juices run clear. Remove chicken to a serving platter sprinkle with almonds. Spoon juices over chicken or thicken if desired.

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Super good & super simple! I knew from scanning the ingredients that I would have to make extra sauce so adapted the measurements accordingly: 1/3 C. brown sugar plus another "handful," 1/3 C. ...

Most helpful critical review

I thought this was ok, but I needed to add extra things for more flavor. I used more brown sugar than required w/some chopped candied orange peel and a dash of lemon juice.

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Super good & super simple! I knew from scanning the ingredients that I would have to make extra sauce so adapted the measurements accordingly: 1/3 C. brown sugar plus another "handful," 1/3 C. ...

This was very tasty! I used 3 chicken breasts, instead of a whole chicken. I also had to triple the sauce. It is a little salty, so make sure you use the low sodium soy sauce or up the water a l...

I was so in the mood for something Chinese and with a few modifications this was good. I used chicken thighs (skinless, bone in) I added some sesame oil to the sauce. Then to thicken it durin...

With adaptations I gave it five stars... When mixing the sauce I eliminated the water, added the juice from a large can of pineapple tidbits, doubled the brown sugar, increased the garlic and a...

This was a really good recipe. I followed others advice and added chopped pineapple and thickened the sauce with the pineapple juice and corn starch. Next time I think I'll just use chicken th...

This recipe was GREAT! I used chicken breast and made extra sauce since I was mixing in broccoli and serving over rice. OUTSTANDING!

Yummy! My very picky husband loved it, which is shocking. I used my personal rule of three: if it calls for one clove of garlic add 3 and I used splenda brown sugar. It is pretty salty so don't ...

I added more sauce, more brown sugar, and floured the chicken when I browned it... New family favorite...

I thought this was ok, but I needed to add extra things for more flavor. I used more brown sugar than required w/some chopped candied orange peel and a dash of lemon juice.