Slow Cooker Orange Chicken with Fresh Asian Slaw Recipe
As the season's change and the temperatures fall, it’s time to bring out the slow cooker. When you're stuck only being able to grill during the summer, the slow cooker is the next best thing. Some attempt to grill during the winter, but as the snow continues to fall, it makes it even harder.
Who has the time to shovel the snow every time you want to grill? You can create some wonderful with some great recipes. When it comes to meals, everyone loves oriental food. The Slow Cooker Orange Chicken with a fresh Asian Slaw is a favorite recipe among slow cooker users.
This meal is best cooked in a slow cooker, the citrus flavor combines with all the other ingredients while also keeping the orange flavor. This recipe serves six people. This is a more authentic type of Asian food, compared to those restaurants who try to make Orange Chicken but end up with stuff that doesn't taste like Orange or is just too sour.
Orange Chicken with Fresh Asian Slaw Recipe
Ingredients:- Orange chicken:
Ingredients: Fresh Asian slaw:
Directions — Orange Chicken:
Directions — Fresh Asian slaw:
Mix together rice wine vinegar, lime juice, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and garlic in the bowl. Add your choice of thinly sliced vegetables. (Carrots, peppers, broccoli, and water chestnuts) Then toss together.
1. The salad can be made ahead of time and refrigerated. The flavors are enhanced when they are allowed to combine for a few hours before eating.
2.You can use any type of vegetables that you like.
3. The slaw adds a nice tangy crunch from the vegetables with the sweet orange chicken.
4. You can use the orange slices to squeeze onto the chicken and rice, too add an extra flavor.
This meal is perfect for anyone and is easy to make. Instead of chicken consider using another meat like turkey or duck. You can use any kind of rice with the chicken, consider using brown rice, it’s a healthier option for those who want to eat healthily. The slaw creates a nice tangy flavor that compliments the chicken.
The slaw is not necessary but is a perfect match with the chicken. The Orange Chicken is perfect any time of the year, even during the summer days when you can barbecue. Consider cooking the chicken early in the morning and then letting it sit before eating it. This is a very nutritious meal. This meal is a big hit and is popular among those who use slow cookers to cook meals.