Yield: 8 servings

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken is easy to make and insanely delicious! You'll love the sticky sweet sauce with juicy chicken and just the right amount of spice. Better than takeout!


  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast, cut bite size
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¾ cup orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

To Thicken:

  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • green onion, sesame seeds, and jasmine rice, for serving


  1. In a large slow cooker, combine chicken with soy sauce, orange juice, brown sugar, vinegar, water, red pepper, garlic, and salt.
  2. Heat on low, covered, for 6 hours.
  3. Fifteen minutes before serving, combine water with cornstarch (whisking them together).
  4. Pour into slow cooker, mix and allow to thicken (15 minutes to an hour).
  5. Serve over cooked rice and add green onions and sesame seeds for garnish. ENJOY!


  • Enjoy the orange chicken over a bed of jasmine rice garnished with fresh green onions.
  • For a lower calorie option, serve the chicken over cauliflower rice or in lettuce wraps!
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container. Reheat in the microwave or on the stove top and enjoy within 3-5 days.
  • See blog post for more recipe tips and tricks.
  • Nutrition Information:



    Serving Size:


    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 307Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 607mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 1gSugar: 18gProtein: 37g

    *Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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