sweet and sour chicken slow cooker

Slow cooker sweet and sour chicken

A yummy slow cooker sweet and sour chicken recipe that will not only fill your belly but will warm the kitchen with a mouthwatering scent.


  • 8 chicken drumsticks
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 2 x 440g cans diced pineapple
  • 1 large red capsicum, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 515g sweet and sour sauce
  • 1/2 cup medium-grain white rice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce


  1. Heat two teaspoons of oil in large non-stick pan. Cook chicken in batches until brown all over. Transfer to bowl of the slow cooker.
  2. Heat remaining oil in pan. Add onion and capsicum and lightly brown. Add garlic to pan, cook and stir until fragrant. Transfer to slow cooker bowl.
  3. Add sweet and sour sauce, pineapple, soy sauce and stock to slow cooker, stirring until all ingredients are combined. Season with salt and cracked pepper.
  4. Place lid on cooker and simmer on low for two hours.
  5. Increase heat to high, add rice and stir until well combined. Cook for a further 50 minutes.

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About Melissa Frohloff

Melissa is Bush 'n Beach Fishing magazine's celebrity chef. She is happy to share all her tasty recipes.

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