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Slow Cooker sweet and sour chicken
Best Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Chicken
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs
Total Time
4 hrs 10 mins
The Best Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Chicken is the perfect way to have Chinese takeout while knowing it's 100% gluten free. Sweet pineapple, savory tamari, ginger, and chopped bell peppers thrown in a slow cooker making this popular chicken dish the easiest thing you'll make all week!
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Dishing Delish
  • 1 1/2 lb chicken thighs boneless skinless
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 1 20oz can pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 medium green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 medium red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions chopped (pale green part only - for garnish)
For the Sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup gluten free tamari
  • 4 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  1. Place bell peppers, onion, pineapple, and chicken in slow cooker.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients (brown sugar, ketchup, orange juice, corn starch, cider vinegar, tamari, ginger & garlic powder).
  3. Pour sauce over vegetables and chicken in slow cooker. Stir all ingredients together.
  4. Heat on HIGH 4 hours, or LOW 6-8 hours (or until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are soft).
  5. Top with green onions for serving.
Recipe Notes

If you have a larger slow cooker, you can double this recipe. I doubled it in my 7 quart slow cooker and it fit well.