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Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Freezer Meal

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Freezer Meal tastes just like Chinese take out, but better!

This delicious Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Freezer Meal recipe has made it’s way to the monthly menu plan! We love Chinese take out, especially orange chicken. You can skip the cost and make your own at home!

I served the delicious Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Freezer Meal with stir fry peppers and over Cilantro Rice.  I used my 6 QT Green Bay Packers crockpot because I am a cheese head, loud and proud. Click here to get one  —>Green Bay Packers Crockpot.

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Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Freezer Meal tastes just like Chinese take out, but better!

 

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Freezer Meal

Print Recipe
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:6 hrs
Total Time:6 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of boneless skinless chicken thighs (cut into bite size pieces or strips)
  • 3 Tbsp Olive OIl
  • juice of 2 oranges
  • zest from 1 orange
  • 1/4 Cup of Orange Juice
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce
  • Chopped Peanuts low or no salt for topping
  • bell peppers and rice for serving if desired.

Instructions

  • Label freezer bag with cooking instructions and date.
  • Place all ingredients into freezer bag, except peanuts
  • Place in freezer.
  • When you are ready to cook, Thaw in fridge over night.
  • Spray the slow cooker with nonstick spray and dump contents of bag into slow cooker
  • Cook on low for 6 hours.
  • Garnish as desired.
  • Serve and enjoy!
Servings: 4 -6
Author: Stephanie Ertel

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3 Comments

  1. Did you put the rice and bell pepper in the bag too? Or are they to be made separately while the orange chicken is cooking?

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