Sweet and Sour Crock Pot Chicken

"I love this recipe because of the ease of one pot cooking. I use my 5 quart Rival Slow Cooker for this recipe."
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Ready In:
8hrs 10mins




  • Put vegetables in bottom of crock pot. Sprinkle the quick cooking tapioca over the vegetables.
  • Place chicken on top.
  • Combine all other ingredients except cooked rice into a small mixing bowl; blend well. Pour over chicken.
  • Cover and cook on Low for 8 to 10 hours.
  • Before serving, make rice. Serve Sweet and Sour Chicken over cooked rice.
  • Leftovers can be reheated in the microwave.

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  1. This was superb! The chicken had a nice texture on the outside and was super tender on the inside, while the sauce was great over the rice. The only change I made was to use around 50% more vegetables.
  2. What leftovers? My family scarfed this recipe up! This recipe is super easy. A word of caution to those who want to double the recipe -- make sure you have a HUGE slow-cooker. Mine is medium-sized and was not big enough for more than the one recipe.


I am a mother of three and live in central Pennsylvania. My children were very active in after school activities and found we weren't spending anytime together at meal time. In 1998, I decided to start cooking my dinners in a crockpot so that we could have a home cooked meal together once everyone came home. My children now get so excited to see what we are having to eat and love the smell when they walk in the door. My family calls me the crock pot queen. LOL I use my crock pot everyday of the year. <br> <br>My three children are now in college and before they come home they request their favorite meal. I still continue to cook in the crock pot for my husband and I. It is nice after a long day to know your meal is ready. It also helps in keeping my grocery bill down. With zaar, I can print my shopping list and that is all I purchase is the ingredients on that list. <br> <br>Now, my two daughters have been crock pot cooking while in college. They find it is easy to cook for the themselves and their friends. It is an easy way to have friends over for dinner after classes <br> <br>I still love trying new recipes and purchasing cookbooks, especially crock pot cookbooks. <br> <br>Happy Cooking!
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