Slow Cooker Soy-Citrus Chicken


The vote on this was unanimous – the chicken was great, but use rice not rice noodles.IMG_8992

The original recipe called for rice noodles, thus that is what you will see in these pictures.  Ignore that, this is a perfect dish to have with rice.

It was so easy to make and so tasty! Light and refreshing, yet very satisfying. It was another of my attempts to add new greens to our meals, this time being watercress.  I found I did not like the watercress by itself, but it went very well with the flavors in the sauce.  So I will definitely keep it when I switch to rice.

IMG_8990

A side benefit from making this dish, I had enough orange slices and lemon left over to make a nice citrus water to enjoy throughout the day.

IMG_8988

Slow Cooker Soy-Citrus Chicken

Food Network Magazine

1 orange, halved and thinly sliced

1 1/2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs (5 to 6 thighs) (raised locally)

1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest

Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

1/2 cup sweet chili sauce

1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce

1 1 -inch piece ginger, peeled and minced

3 cloves garlic, minced (from the garden)

1 bunch watercress, tough stems removed, coarsely chopped

Cooked Rice for serving

Directions

Lay the orange slices in a 6-quart slow cooker.IMG_8986

Toss the chicken with the flour, lemon zest, 1/4 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl; add to the slow cooker in a single layer.

Combine the chili sauce, soy sauce, ginger and garlic in a bowl; pour over the chicken.IMG_8987

Cover the slow cooker and cook on low, 7 hours. Uncover and gently stir, breaking up the chicken into large pieces; let stand 10 minutes.

IMG_8989

To serve, toss rice with the watercress.

IMG_8991

Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Serve over the rice. Enjoy!

IMG_8993

Serves 4.

 

 

 

Categories: Kosher, Main Dish, Recipe | Tags: | 1 Comment

Post navigation

One thought on “Slow Cooker Soy-Citrus Chicken

  1. chefceaser

    Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.

Let me know what you think of this post, and if you try the recipe, please let me know how it was and any suggestions you have. Thanks, Andrea

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: