Slow cooker recipes

Sweet and sour chicken

Delight the family with this sweet and sour chicken packed with vegetables and pineapple chunks for a hearty slow-cooked dinner.
4H 30M




Heat oil in large frying pan; cook chicken, in batches, until browned. Transfer to 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Add red onion, sauces, juice, sugar, vinegar, chilli, garlic, capsicum and undrained pineapple. Cook, covered, on low, 4 hours.


Blend cornflour with the water in small bowl until smooth. Add cornflour mixture to cooker. Cook, uncovered, on high, about 5 minutes or until thickened. Season to taste.


Serve sprinkled with shredded green onion.

Use whatever cuts of chicken you like – choose cuts on the bones for a moist result. Lovely legs are trimmed, skinless chicken drumsticks, available from supermarkets. Suitable to freeze at the end of step 2. Pack into freezer-proof containers, leaving 2.5cm (1-inch) space to allow for expansion. Seal, label and freeze for up to 3 months. Sprinkle with green onion after reheating.


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