Slow Cooker Orange-Ginger Chicken Tenderloins2016-01-13
- Cuisine: American
- Course: Main Dish, Slow Cooker Recipes
- Skill Level: Beginner, Easy
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- Servings : 5-6
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 4:00 h
- Ready In : 4:10 h
The flavors of this dish are very similar to those of favorite traditional Oriental chicken recipes but require a lot less work.
- 3 pounds (1.44 kg) chicken tenderloins
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) freshly squeezwee orange juice
- 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
- 1 clove garlic,peeled and crushed
- 3 tablespoons cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons cold water
Rinse chicken tenderloins under running cold water. Pat dry with paper towels.
Arrange chicken tenderloins in one layer in slow cooker.
In a small mixing bowl,combine orange juice,orange peel,soy sauce,ginger and garlic. Mix well and pour soy mixture over chicken.
Cover slow cooker and cook on low-heat-setting for 4 hours or until chicken tenderloins are tender.
Remove cooked chicken from slow cooker and keep warm. Meanwhile,in a small bowl,dissolve cornstarch in water. Stir in cornstarch mixture into cooking juices in slow cooker.
Cover slow cooker and cook on high-heat setting,stirring occasionally,for a further 10-15 minutes or until lightly thickened. pour sauce over cooked chicken and serve immediately.
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