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Slow Cooker Garlic and Brown Sugar Chicken


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  • 4-6 Chicken breasts or thighs
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lemon-line soda
  • 2-3 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • rice or noodles , cooked
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Place chicken inside the slow cooker.

Step 2

Mix together brown sugar, vinegar, soda, garlic , soy sauce and pepper. Pour over chicken

Step 3

Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4 hours. Take chicken pieces out of slow cooker and pour remaining sauce into saucepan.

Step 4

Place saucepan over high heat. Mix together corn starch and water, pour into saucepan and mix well. Let sauce come to a boil and boil for 2-3 minutes or until it starts to thicken and turns into a glaze.

Step 5

Remove from heat and let sit for a minute or two.

Step 6

Serve chicken over rice or noodles and top with glaze. Sprinkle red pepper flakes on top if desired.


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  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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