Slow-Cooker Saucy Orange-Barbecued Chicken

Sweet-and-sour tang makes this chicken dish stand out, while the slow-cook method in place of barbecue makes it easy with faster clean-up.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 7 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
2
packages (1.5 lb each) bone-in chicken thighs, skin removed

Sauce

3/4
cup chili sauce
1/3
cup orange marmalade
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
1
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil 8 to 10 minutes, turning occasionally, until brown on both sides (cook a few pieces at a time if all don’t fit in skillet).
  • 2 Place chicken in slow cooker. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 7 hours or until chicken is tender. About 30 minutes before serving, in 1-quart saucepan, heat sauce ingredients over medium heat 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until thickened.
  • 3 Drain excess liquid from slow cooker. Pour sauce over chicken; cook 10 to 15 minutes longer.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    690
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    210mg
    210%;
    Sodium
    990mg
    990%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    32g
    32%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    22g
    22%
    ),
    Protein
    72g
    72%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    35%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 10 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved