Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings2021-12-16
- Cuisine: Asian
- Course: Appetizer, Main Dish
- Skill Level: Beginner
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- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 4:20 h
- Ready In: 4:30 h
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Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken wings. Make these super simple and delicious wings this weekend! They’re great for parties, game-day eats, or an easy weeknight meal.
What are sweet and sour chicken wings?
These sweet and sour chicken wings are made by cooking your favorite chicken wings in the slow cooker with a mixture of spices and ingredients. This recipe is a great alternative to the traditional oven-baked or fried ones.
This recipe is made by cooking your favorite chicken wings in the slow cooker with a mixture of spices, fruits, vegetables, ginger, garlic, and soy sauce. They are then marinated in this paste for a few hours before they are thrown into the cooker. Once done cooking, these yummy wings get dunked in a sauce made from ketchup and brown sugar before being served on top of some veggies or rice or anything else you like!
What are some of the best recipes using sweet and sour sauce?
Sweet and sour sauces have been a part of Chinese cuisine for decades.
Various ingredients can be used to make these sauces, including pineapple chunks, red bell peppers, corn, raisins, and even peanut butter or almonds.
Some of the dishes that are the best fit for a sweet sauce are chicken wings with honey-garlic sauce or fried rice with sweet soy sauce over top.
How do I clean my slow cooker?
Slow cookers are a staple in the kitchen and can be used for everything from stews to sauerkraut. Some people say that you can use them to make six meals at once, while others swear they are anything but slow.
There are many ways to clean your slow cooker, including these four steps:
1. Remove any food residue with a wire brush
2. Scrub inside and outside of the crockpot with mild dish soap
3. Rinse crockpot with cold water
4. Dry off the inside and outside of your crockpot using paper towels or a soft cloth.
Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Chicken Wings
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- 3 pounds (1.44 kg) chicken wings
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- sesame seeds
- To Make the Sauce:
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) low-sodium soy sauce
- 1/3 cup (80 ml) balsamic vinegar
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) honey
- 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
In a large mixing bowl, combine the soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, sugar, honey, garlic, Sriracha sauce, ginger, black pepper, and onion powder. Whisk well.
Place chicken wings in a slow cooker. Pour in the soy sauce mixture. Stir well.
Close the pot and cook in a low-heat setting for 3-4 hours.
In a small mixing bowl, combine cornstarch and 2 tablespoons of water. Mix well, then stir the cornstarch mixture into the slow cooker. Cover the cooker and cook in a high-heat setting for a further 10-15 minutes, or until the sauce is thickened.
Preheat a broiler. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. Remove cooked chicken wings from the slow cooker and transfer them to the preheated broiler. Broil for 2-3 minutes, or until caramelized.
Serve hot with remaining sauce, garnished with sesame seeds.