Easiest Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken

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When it comes to crock pot recipes, this Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken blends two basic flavors of sweetness and sourness to tease and tempt your palette and that will convince even the fussiest eaters to try this dish. This is an easy to make crock pot chicken recipe that even older kids can serve and have for themselves on those busy days when everyone else in the family is rushing in and out to meetings, sports, music and dance lessons and all the other things we do in days that are busy and full. This croc pot chicken recipe will be delicious served with plain rice. The rice can soak up any extra sauce which tastes amazingly yummy. As a result, probably long white or jasmine rice will taste bests. Of course, brown rice is better, nutritionally, but its dominating flavor might not work quite as effectively as plain white. Still, the preference is yours, of course. A wonderful side dish could be Chinese green beans or some nice steamed broccoli with garlic and sea salt. Even just a nice salad on the side would work well with this recipe.

If you have never tried Chinese green beans, there will be no surprises, in terms of flavour because these green beans have the great flavor that all legumes have, slightly sweet with a bit of a dry following. What’s fun, though, is that Chinese green beans are super long, and they are so much fun to eat. You often cook them tied in a string, just to keep control of them which is a really great idea. Try them sometime when you make this dish, maybe make them with a spicy flavour to compliment the sweet flavour of the chicken recipe. The lovely reddish color of the sweet and sour chicken served over jasmine rice and with these long green beans on the side will be as visually attractive as it will be delicious to eat. This is one of the simple crock pot recipes that can make our lives easier and our meals healthier. Instead of ordering take out at the end of a long day, you will have this crock pot chicken recipe ready and waiting for you when you get in the door. The smell of sweet and sour chicken will fill your home and you will me so ready to get some on your plate. This recipe is also great for kids who are picky eaters, its almost like a treat to be able to have some sweet chicken for dinner. The website gives easy to follow directions to make this chicken dish, and you may be surprised what goes in to making this chicken. It is only a few ingredients, comes together quickly, and will be a popular dish with everyone in your household.

There are so many different kinds of crock pot recipes on the internet. You can find other simple crock pot recipes on the Sweet Little Blue Bird website. The crock pot is probably one of the best inventions of our modern day and it was invented to make us have to do less work in the kitchen. The inventor of the crock pot modeled his invention after a recipe that his mother used to make on the Sabbath day when no one was allowed to cook or use the oven because work wasn't permitted on the Sabbath. The recipe would cook in a chamber much like a crockpot and would be ready to eat on the day of the Sabbath without any use of an oven. Thank you to Mary from the Sweet Little Bluebird food blog for this awesome recipe that can be made really easily any night of the week for any occasion. Find out how to make this recipe and many others at the website, Sweet Little Bluebird.*

Nutrition Facts for:Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Chicken from Sweet Little Bluebird
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, apricot preserves, chili sauce, crushed pineapple.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 6 servings.* Per Serving: Calories 497, Calories from Fat 128, Total Fat 14.2g 22%, Saturated Fat 3.9g 20%, Cholesterol 168mg 56%, Sodium 691mg 29%, Potassium 543mg 16%, Carbohydrates 36.5g 12%, Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%, Sugars 24.7g, Protein 55.2g, Vitamin A 5%, Vitamin C 43%, Calcium 4%, Iron 15%

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