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Crockpot Orange Chicken


A delicious and tangy orange chicken that is made right in your slow cooker!  This is better than takeout and a meal that the entire family will love!
I love two things a whole lot in this world.  My slow cooker, and Chinese food. So whenever I make something that has to do with both of those things, I am in heaven.

I have made this recipe several times for my family.  I updated the pictures today (04-1-15).  But I did one thing differently.  I first cooked the chicken in cornstarch and oil on the stove top.  This one simple step will make a world of difference.  It only takes a few minutes before, and it adds a breading around the chicken that is amazing!  I have made it before without doing this step, and it is still yummy!  But I highly recommend it.

With the added outside breading, it helped to thicken up the sauce. The breading soaked up all of the amazing flavors. My now 7 years old who has been eating it since he was 4, gobbles this down every time. And he is such a picky eater. If he loves it, then I am convinced your family will too!
A quick and easy slow cooker meal that tastes just as good as take-out!