Friday, January 31, 2014

Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Garlic Chicken

I put this in the crock pot before church on a Sunday. It was falling apart tender by lunch time. We really liked this one and will be making it many times.


Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Garlic Chicken
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2lbs skinless, boneless chicken breasts (cut into 6 fillets)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup diet lemon lime soda Beth used diet Mountain Dew
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 tbsp cornstarch
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Salt and pepper chicken breasts and place in slow cooker.

2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients (all EXCEPT the cornstarch), and pour over chicken.

3. Cook on low for 6 hours.
4. Remove chicken from slow cooker and pour all the leftover sauce into a medium sized sauce pan, and set over medium high heat.

5. In a very small bowl, mix together the cornstarch with two tablespoons of water. Then, add that into the sauce. Bring to a simmer, and stir continuously until sauce begins to thicken, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and let sit for about 1-2 more minutes as the sauce will thicken more as it cools.

6. Pour sauce over chicken and serve.







Entire recipe makes 6 servings
Serving size is 1 chicken fillet with sauce
Each serving = 6 Points +



PER SERVING: 241 calories; 2g fat; 20g carbohydrates; 31g protein; 0g fiber

 

 

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