Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Crockpot Brown Sugar Chicken

I made this last night, and it was sooooo yummy!!! I got it from the crockpot lady again: http://www.crockpot365.blogspot.com/ Her kids call it, "Candy Chicken," and that's a great name for it. It's very sweet and a little tangy. It's so delicious! I had 2 HUGE breasts, and I cooked them on high for 4 hours, but next time I will do them on low 5-6 hours. They turned out great, but I know then they will just fall apart.


-12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs, or 6 boneless, skinless breast halves (I used 2 pounds of chicken breasts, and I could have added another pound and still had enough sauce)
-1 cup brown sugar
-1/4 cup lemon-lime soda
-2/3 cup white vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
-3 cloves smashed and chopped garlic (or minced)
-2 tbsp soy sauce (watch for gluten/wheat free brands)
-1 tsp ground black pepper

-white rice (to serve over)


Use a 5-6 quart crockpot for this recipe.

Put the chicken into your crockpot. Cover with the brown sugar, pepper, chopped garlic, and soy sauce. Add the vinegar, and pour in the soda.

Cover and cook on low for 6-9 hours, or on high for 4-5. The chicken is done when it is cooked through and has reached desired consistency. The longer you cook it, the more tender it will be.

Serve over a bowl of white rice with a ladle full of the broth. I made 1 1/2 cups, before cooking, of rice

I don't think rice freezes all that well sometimes, so if you want to freeze this, don't freeze the rice but make fresh rice when you go to serve it.


  1. I'll be trying this one next week! Thanks!

  2. I am so thankful you share your recipes. I'm trying this one tonight!

  3. I am making this tonight...I'm so excited to try it! :o)

  4. From my friend, Tiffany, "Brown Sugar Crockpot chicken was DELICIOUS!!! :) Thanks!"

  5. I made this Sunday for my brother and mom for Mother's Day and it was so easy and YUMMY! I served it with fresh pinapple and while we were eating it we cut the pinapple up and added it to the rice and chicken which tasted awesome!

  6. From Emily, "It was soooo yummy! We really liked it! I took leftovers to work for lunch today. Super good! Thank you!"

  7. From my friend, Kristin, "Amber!! Lily and I just had your brown sugar chicken with rice and it was delicious!!!! She gobbled it right up!! Keep those recipes coming!!"