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Sweet and Saucy Chicken

 Sweet and Saucy Chicken
I can't remember were this recipe came from, but I've been making it for several years. Everyone who tries it enjoys it. When the chicken is done cooking, it's so tender it falls off the bone.—Mrs. Patricia Weir, Chilliwack, British Columbia
6 ServingsPrep: 30 min. Cook: 6 hours


  • 1 broiler/fryer chicken (4 pounds), cut up and skin removed
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • 1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Hot cooked rice or egg noodles, optional


  • Place chicken in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small saucepan, combine
  • brown sugar and flour. Stir in the water, vinegar and soy sauce. Add
  • the ketchup, onion, mustard, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Bring
  • to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened.
  • Pour over chicken. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until
  • chicken juices run clear. Serve with rice or noodles if desired.
  • Yield: 6 servings.
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full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.