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Slow Cooker Orange Chicken
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Slow Cooker Orange Sesame Chicken and Noodles

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours 40 minutes
Total Time 7 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 637kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 4 tablespoons cornstarch divided
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup Sweet Orange Marmalade (12 oz jar)
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hot chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons Sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon jarred minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon jarred minced ginger
  • 8 oz package frozen Reames Homestyle Egg Noodles

Instructions

  • Cut chicken into large bite sized pieces
  • Add to a large plastic zippered bag along with 3 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • Shake to coat chicken well with cornstarch
  • In a large skillet over medium high to high heat add canola oil
  • Test one piece of chicken to ensure oil is hot enough (should sizzle when added) and add remaining chicken
  • Sear for 4-6 minutes (depending on thickness) on each side until light golden brown
  • Transfer to slow cooker
  • In a small bowl whisk together remaining ingredients (except for noodles) including the other 1 tablespoon of cornstarch to make the sauce
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken in the slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low for 4-6 until chicken is fully cooked through
  • Add frozen egg noodles and stir to combine and coat with sauce
  • Cover and return slow cooker to high heat for another 30-40 minutes or until noodles are fully cooked

Nutrition

Calories: 637kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 125mg | Sodium: 1106mg | Potassium: 849mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 58g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 37.7mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1.6mg