Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

This slow cooker Asian style chicken recipe rewards a little prep time in the morning with big returns at dinner time. Feel free to adjust the vegetables to based on what you have on hand – colored bell peppers and broccoli would be excellent substitutions for the carrots and green bell pepper.Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 hours
  • Total Time: 10 hours 15 minutes


  • 1 cup carrot, chopped
  • 1 cup green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup onion, quartered
  • 2 Tbsp tapioca, quick cooking
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 (8 oz) can pineapple chunks
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp chicken bouillon
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tsp cilantro, dried
  • 3 cups rice, cooked and kept warm


Place vegetables in the bottom of a slow cooker. Sprinkle tapioca over the vegetables. Place chicken on top of the vegetables. Combine all other ingredients except rice in a small bowl. Pour over chicken. Cover slow cooker and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Serve over rice.

  • Method: Slow Cooker

Keywords: slow cooker, chicken

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

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  1. Loved this, another go to recipes for my family!

  2. It came out a little mushy, but flavor was good. I would eat this again.

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