Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken

Try our sweet and sour chicken recipe made in the slow cooker, and surely nothing would beat a weekend night dinner spent deliciously with this dish!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 5 hours 20 minutes
Total: 5 hours 35 minutes



  • 3chicken breast halves,boneless, skinless, about 1½ lb, cut into 1-1½-inch pieces
  • ½cupchicken broth
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • ½cupsugar,granulated
  • cupwhite vinegar
  • 3tbsplemon juice
  • 3tbspsoy sauce,low-sodium
  • 3tbsptomato paste
  • ½tspgarlic powder
  • ¼tspginger,ground
  • ¼tspblack pepper,freshly-ground
  • ½ to 1tspSriracha hot sauce,optional
  • cupchicken broth
  • cupcornstarch
  • ¾cuppineapple,fresh, diced, or canned
  • ¼onion,diced into 1-inch pieces
  • ½bell pepper,green or red, diced into 1-inch pieces


  1. Place the diced chicken in a slow cooker.

  2. In a mixing bowl combine the ½ cup chicken broth, brown sugar, granulated sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, soy sauce, tomato paste, garlic powder, ginger, pepper, and Sriracha hot sauce.

  3. Whisk until well-blended. Pour mixture over chicken in the slow cooker, and press chicken into the sauce to cover. Cover the slow cooker with the lid, and cook the chicken on low heat for 5 to 6 hours.

  4. In a small mixing bowl, stir together the ⅓ cup chicken broth and ⅓ cup cornstarch. Whisk until well-blended, then gently fold cornstarch mixture into the chicken mixture as the chicken will be very tender.

  5. Fold in the diced pineapple, onion, and bell pepper. Cover the slow cooker with the lid and cook the mixture on low for an additional 20 to 30 minutes until the sauce thickens, and fruits and veggies are slightly tender.

  6. Serve warm with white or brown rice.


  • Calories: 307.58kcal
  • Fat: 5.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.55g
  • Trans Fat: 0.05g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.25g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.31g
  • Fiber: 1.36g
  • Sugar: 39.38g
  • Protein: 13.57g
  • Cholesterol: 34.61mg
  • Sodium: 824.11mg
  • Calcium: 34.24mg
  • Potassium: 399.65mg
  • Iron: 1.25mg
  • Vitamin A: 40.06µg
  • Vitamin C: 36.74mg
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