Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken


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One of the best ways to enjoy take-out is making slow cooker General Tso’s chicken so you don’t even have to worry about waiting for delivery!

chopsticks holding some Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken above more of the food next to some rice on a red plate

Not gonna lie, there’s nothing better than coming home from a long day at work and the smell of this amazing slow cooker General Tso’s chicken greeting me at the door.

And, if I’m smart, I have my steamed rice made the night before–and then I literally just have to get the kids to the table!

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken next to some rice on a red plate

What You Need to Make Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken

Making slow cooker General Tso’s chicken is so simple, it’s literally a “dump and go” recipe–just stir once. And yeah, you have to slice your veggies and cut up the chicken, but that’s all it really takes! Seriously–check it out.

Here’s what you need:

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 1 tbsp red chili sauce
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup sliced bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup water
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How to Make Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken

Step 1

Coat the bottom of your slow cooker in the sesame oil then add the chicken and brown sugar.

raw chicken being added to sesame oil in a slow cooker

Step 2

Add the corn starch and stir.

cornstarch being added to raw chicken in a slow cooker

Step 3

Add the rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and garlic, then stir to combine again.

sauce being added to raw chicken in a slow cooker

Step 4

Top with the water, chili sauce and the vegetables, then close the lid on your slow cooker. Set it to cook for 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.

chili sauce being added to raw chicken in a slow cooker

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Yield: 6 Servings of Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

Slow Cooker General Tso's Chicken

One of the best ways to enjoy take-out is making slow cooker General Tso's chicken so you don't even have to worry about waiting for delivery! 

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breast, skinned and cubed
  • 1 tbsp red chili sauce
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 cup sliced bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup sliced onion
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  1. Coat the bottom of your slow cooker in the sesame oil then add the chicken.
  2. Add the brown sugar.
  3. Add the corn starch and stir.
  4. Add the rice wine vinegar, soy sauce and garlic, then stir to combine again.
  5. Top with the water, chili sauce and all the vegetables, then close the lid on the slow cooker and set for 4 hours on high or 6 hours on low.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 101Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 509mgCarbohydrates: 8gFiber: 0gSugar: 6gProtein: 13g

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