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Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe
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Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
3 hrs
Total Time
3 hrs 10 mins

Quick and easy crockpot orange chicken recipe from scratch, homemade with simple ingredients. Tender chicken breasts are coated in a sweet, spicy, tangy Chinese orange sauce.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chicken breast, chinese recipes, Crockpot Recipes, slow cooker meals
Calories: 458 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 2 pounds Chicken breast Cut into small cubes
  • 1 tsp Olive oil Or vegetable oil, canola oil, corn oil
  • 1 tsp Sesame oil
  • 3/4 cup Orange marmalade
  • 1/3 cup Orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Soy sauce Low sodium
  • 1 tsp Vinegar
  • 2 cloves Garlic Finely minced
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger powder
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili flakes Optional
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 2 tbsp Cornstarch
  • 1 tsp Sesame seeds Roasted, For garnish
  • 1-2 tbsp Green onions Finely chopped, For garnish


  1. In a slow cooker, add the chicken pieces, olive oil, sesame oil, orange marmalade, orange juice, soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger, red chili flakes (optional), salt and pepper. Mix everything together.

  2. Cover and cook on High for 2 hours.

  3. Remove the chicken and keep aside, leaving behind the sauce.

  4. Whisk the cornstarch into the sauce until fully dissolved. 

  5. Cover and cook on High for 30 minutes. 

  6. Add the chicken back into the slow cooker and mix. 

  7. Garnish with sesame seeds and green onions. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Read all my tips above.
  • Leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days. 
Nutrition Facts
Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 458 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 145mg48%
Sodium 1129mg47%
Potassium 933mg27%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Sugar 38g42%
Protein 50g100%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 16.7mg20%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.