Slow Cooker Sweet Garlic Chicken


Makes 4 servings

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 cup packed brown sugar
2/3 cup vinegar
1/4 cup lemon-lime soda
2-3 Tablespoons minced garlic
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

2 Tablespoons corn starch
2 Tablespoons water
Red pepper flakes (optional)
Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray

Place chicken inside slow cooker

Mix together brown sugar, vinegar, soda, garlic, soy sauce, and pepper together

Pour over chicken

Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4 hours

Take chicken pieces out of slow cooker and pour remaining sauce into saucepan

Place saucepan over high heat

Mix together corn starch and water, pour into saucepan, and mix well

Let sauce come to a boil and boil for 2-3 minutes, or until it starts to thicken

Remove from heat and let sit for a minute or two (it will continue to thicken as it cools down)

Sprinkle red pepper flakes on top if desired

Serve over rice or noodles



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