General Tso’s Chicken (Crockpot)


General Tso's Chicken (Crockpot)

Prep for 5 minutes and let the crockpot do the rest!
Course Dinner
Keyword Crockpot
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 3 servings


  • 1 pound organic chicken breasts
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 2 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp dried ginger
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 bag frozen broccoli


  • Combine garlic, ginger, brown sugar, soy sauce and crushed red pepper flakes in a bowl then add chicken
  • Pour all chicken and sauce into crockpot and cook on low for 5 hours
  • Add broccoli and cook for an additional hour
  • Serve over brown rice (count brown rice separately from nutrition facts of this recipe)


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Nicole Aucoin, MS, RD, LD/N

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