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Sweet And Sour Slow Cooker Chicken

We heard about this one from MandyE on Facebook and really enjoyed it! You can find the original recipe from Kraft or use our slightly modified version below.

Use at least a  2 quart slow cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced
  • 1-1/2lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup KRAFT Classic CATALINA Dressing
  • 1/4 cup lite soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. grated gingerroot
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 can (8 oz.) pineapple chunks, drained, liquid reserved
  • 1 bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 3 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

  • PLACE onions, carrots and celery in slow cooker; top with chicken.
  • MIX sugar, dressing, soy sauce and ginger; pour over chicken. Cover with lid.
  • COOK on LOW 4 to 5 hours, increasing heat to HIGH for the last 30 min.
  • STIR cornstarch into reserved pineapple liquid. Add to slow cooker with pineapple and peppers after it has started boiling on high heat in the previous step; stir. Cook, covered, 30 min. or until sauce is thickened. Serve over rice.

Can be made ahead the night before and placed in fridge