You can fully indulge in the sticky-sweetness this slow-cooker chicken dish offers when you know that calories, saturated fat, carbs and sugar are in check. Source: Everyday Slow Cooker

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Ingredients

Directions

  • Whisk together the ketchup, Sriracha, oyster sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and 1/2 cup of the water in a medium bowl until blended. Place the chicken and bell pepper in a 5- to 6-quart slow cooker. Sprinkle the chicken and bell pepper evenly with the black pepper and salt. Pour the ketchup mixture over the chicken. Cover and cook on LOW until the chicken is tender, about 3 hours.

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  • Whisk together the cornstarch and remaining 2 teaspoons water. Uncover the slow cooker, and whisk the cornstarch mixture into the chicken mixture in the slow cooker. Cover and cook on HIGH until the chicken mixture has thickened slightly, about 15 minutes. Stir in the chopped scallions and cilantro.

  • Meanwhile, prepare the rice according to the package directions. Divide the rice among 6 bowls. Serve the chicken mixture over the rice, and sprinkle evenly with the sesame seeds. Drizzle with the additional Sriracha and garnish with the sliced scallions, if desired.

Tips

Multicooker directions: In Step 1, whisk together the ketchup, Sriracha, oyster sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and 1/2 cup of the water in a medium bowl until blended. Place the chicken and bell pepper in the inner pot of a 6-quart multicooker. Sprinkle the chicken and bell pepper with the pepper and salt. Pour the ketchup mixture over the chicken; stir. Lock the lid; turn Pressure Valve to "Venting." Cook on SLOW COOK [Normal] until the chicken is tender, about 3 hours. Turn off the cooker. In Step 2, stir the cornstarch mixture into the chicken mixture. With the lid off, press SAUTÉ [Normal]; cook uncovered, stirring often, until the chicken mixture has thickened slightly. Stir in the chopped scallions and cilantro. Complete Step 3.

Nutrition Facts

380 calories; 9 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 617 mg sodium. 35 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 33 g protein; 1 g added sugar;