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Yields:
4 servings
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
8 hrs
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
Lunch
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Chicken in Orange Sauce

Delicious Chinese dish prepared in a slow cooker.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Place chicken on the bottom of a 5-6 quart slow cooker.
  2. In a bowl, mix together tapioca, stock, orange juice, teriyaki sauce mustard and pineapple. Pour over chicken.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours.
  4. Add broccoli for last 20 minutes of cooking so broccoli remains crisp.
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too much sodium
01 Jul 09 by member: 5annie6sh
This recipe was not anywhere close to the description or the picture. The chicken comes out mediocre. Would be suitable to put atop a salad but thats about it. Bummer...
08 Oct 09 by member: zcurtis
I didn't like this at all. The chicken seemed overdone and it didn't look anything like the picture. I was very dissapointed and couldn't even feed it to my family. I had high hopes for it too! I waited all day for it. Bummer
03 Jan 10 by member: kmaxwell08
i would suggest you guys try the general tso recipe and then add orange zest to it...its amazing
25 Feb 10 by member: blily
With the above comments I won't even try it or waste my $.
23 Apr 10 by member: The Next Number
Something more than what's posted here is wrong with this recipe. If done according to the directions given it couldn't possibly add up to 410 per serving, with 124 calories from fat. There is no fat listed in this recipe.
27 Jul 10 by member: Lillian93940
I had read the comments, and decided to try it for myself anyway. I tried a piece or two when it was done, and had to spit it out! If you are interested in something I do suggest that you try it for yourself like I did. But, beware, my husband and I didn't even try to have it for dinner. We had Ramen noodles instead.
15 Mar 11 by member: BekkaL85
The reason the fat content is wrong is that the chicken selected from the database is not skinless. It would be nice if AlgaeGirl could correct that. Since a boneless skinless breast cooks on the stovetop (low simmer) in 20 minutes at most, all day in the crockpot must overcook them badly. Also, adding raw broccoli for the last 20 minutes, in a crockpot on low, will yield...raw broccoli! I suggest using the same ingredients on your stove, with the total recipe taking about 30 minutes and the broccoli added for the last 15...it might be good!

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 410 calories in 1 serving of Chicken in Orange Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 30% fat, 17% carbs, 53% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 124
Calories 410
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 13.75g 21%
  Saturated Fat 3.725g 19%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.892g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.256g  
Cholesterol 140mg 47%
Sodium 973mg 41%
Potassium 861mg  
Total Carbohydrate 17.36g 6%
  Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%
  Sugars 7.62g  
Protein 53.94g  
 
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 202%
Calcium 9% Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
20%
of RDI*
(410 calories)
20% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (17%)
 
Fat (30%)
 
Protein (53%)
Carbohydrates, 17.36g (17%) Fat, 13.75g (30%) Protein, 53.94g (53%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories