Why order takeout when you can make your own orange chicken? It take only 15 minutes to prepare and then your slow cooker does the rest of the work.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker combine frozen vegetables and tapioca. Add chicken.

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  • In a small bowl combine chicken broth, orange marmalade, teriyaki sauce, dry mustard, and ginger. Pour over mixture in cooker.

  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 to 2 ½ hours (see Tip). Serve with hot cooked rice.

Tips

Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition Facts

320 calories; protein 31.6g 63% DV; carbohydrates 40.7g 13% DV; exchange other carbs 2.5; dietary fiber 4.5g 18% DV; sugars 8.4g; fat 2.4g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.5g 3% DV; cholesterol 65.7mg 22% DV; vitamin a iu 2784IU 56% DV; vitamin c 21.9mg 37% DV; folate 8.5mcg 2% DV; calcium 23.1mg 2% DV; iron 1.4mg 8% DV; magnesium 66.2mg 24% DV; potassium 278.9mg 8% DV; sodium 431.8mg 17% DV.