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Slow Cooker Almond Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Almond Chicken - one of the easiest and yummiest dinner recipes you can make in the crock pot! Tasty chicken served with sliced almonds and snow peas and can be served with rice or over noodles.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Calories 2271 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts cubed
  • 2 tsp onion flakes
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 cup almonds shaved
  • 1 1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 5 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup white cooking wine
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup snow pea pods fresh
  • cooked rice

Instructions

  1. Place chicken in large skillet with hot oil. Toss for about 5 minutes until browned on all sides.

  2. Coat your slow cooker with cooking spray and add onion flakes, garlic, ginger and 1 cup almonds. Add chicken.
  3. In a small bowl, mix 1 cup of your chicken broth and 3 tablespoons of the soy sauce; pour over chicken.Cover and cook on Low for 4-6 hours (every crock pot is different, so use your judgment. She recommended 6-8 hours and ours only took 4 hours on low)
  4. Meanwhile, whisk cornstarch, wine, sugar, remaining ΒΌ cup broth and 2 tablespoons soy sauce until smooth. 15 minutes before serving, stir in sauce and pea pods into then chicken mixture. Serve over warm rice.
Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Almond Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2271 Calories from Fat 972
% Daily Value*
Fat 108g166%
Saturated Fat 21g131%
Cholesterol 580mg193%
Sodium 7169mg312%
Potassium 5189mg148%
Carbohydrates 79g26%
Fiber 21g88%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 237g474%
Vitamin A 1340IU27%
Vitamin C 99.4mg120%
Calcium 536mg54%
Iron 13.4mg74%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.