Slow Cooker Chicken with Pineapple and Orange2022-07-11
- Yield: 8
- Servings: 8
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 5:00 h
- Ready In: 5:10 h
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This information is per serving.
Saturated Fat1.3 g
Trans Fat1.3 g
Unsaturated Fat2.1 g
Slow cooker chicken with pineapple and orange. Sweet pineapple and orange aromas fill the air as tender and tasty chicken pieces cook in a slow cooker.
What are the Benefits of Cooking With a Slow Cooker vs. a Microwave?
Many people are asking themselves what the difference is between cooking with a slow cooker and using a microwave. So, let’s answer this question with a comparison of the benefits of each appliance.
First, let’s talk about the benefits of cooking in a slow cooker vs using a microwave. The main benefit of using a slow cooker is that it cooks food more evenly. This means that it will cook your food all day long so you don’t have to monitor it and stir it every few hours. The other benefit is that you can put all your ingredients in one pot and not worry about them falling out or burning when you use the slow cooker because there’s less movement involved.
Now, let’s talk about the difference between microwaving and cooking with a crockpot. The main difference is that while microwaves cook food quickly they are also very hot which can damage some foods like steak or fish if you don’t know what you’re doing.
Another benefit to cooking with a crock pot is that the food retains a lot of its flavor. Crockpots can cook things at lower temperatures meaning that you can cook with less oil and your food will still be moist. When cooking with a crockpot, remember to fill the crockpot up to only about 1/4 inch from the top, or else the liquid will boil over (gross).
Also, if your crockpot is not pre-heated before you put your ingredients in you may need to add about 30 minutes of cooking time for it to heat up.
Slow Cooker Chicken with Pineapple and Orange is Something You Need In Your Life!
This recipe is a perfect example of how to use a slow cooker to make a delicious meal for your family.
Slow cookers are great for making meals that are easy, but also have big flavors. They also take up less space in your kitchen, which is important if you live in an apartment or don’t have much counter space.
This chicken with pineapple and the orange recipe is so easy to make! All you need is some chicken breasts, orange juice, pineapple juice, and lemon juice. You can even use water if you want to cut down on cooking time. Then just throw everything in the slow cooker and let it cook overnight! The best part about this recipe? It’s ready when you wake up!
Slow Cooker Chicken with Pineapple and Orange
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- 3 pounds (1.44 kg) boneless and skinless chicken breasts
- 16 oz (480 ml) can pineapple slices with juice, drained
- 15 oz (450 ml) can mandarin oranges, drained
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
- cooked rice (optional)
Lightly grease inside the slow cooker with cooking spray.
Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker. Mix well.
Cover the pot and cook on a low-heat setting for 4-5 hours (on high heat for 2-3 hours). Serve cooked chicken chicken over hot cooked rice (optional).