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Sriracha Chicken with a Twist

Sriracha Chicken with a Twist


Sriracha Chicken with a Twist

Dust chicken with flour and place in slow cooker. With just 4 more ingredients you have a great dinner

I’ve experimented with several Sriracha chicken recipes, each mixing the spiciness of Sriracha sauce with different types of sweetness: honey, maple syrup, and even natural sugar. However, none of them really captivated me. The spiciness was pleasant, but often overpowered the sweetness, leaving an overly sweet aftertaste. In my search for balance, I found the perfect solution: jam.Its sweetness is refined, enhancing the dish without overwhelming the palate and allowing Sriracha’s fiery character to shine.

What really sets this recipe apart is not just the intelligent use of jam or its simplicity, but also its ease of preparation. This wonderful dish requires just five ingredients and skips preparatory steps like browning or pre-cooking; Just mix and let the slow cooker do its magic. The result, ready in just four hours, is a testament to the beauty of simplicity in the kitchen.

Sriracha Chicken with Twist

Servings: 6,
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 4 hours
Total time: 4 hours, 5 minutes


2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup Orange Marmalade
1/4 cup Sriracha Sauce
Juice of 2 limes

Start by lightly coating the chicken thighs with all-purpose flour, tapping off any excess flour.In another bowl, stir together orange marmalade, Sriracha sauce, and lime juice until well combined.
Place the chicken in a single layer in the bottom of a 6-quart slow cooker.
Carefully pour the jam-Sriracha mixture over the chicken, making sure each piece is evenly coated.
Secure the slow cooker lid and cook on low for 4 hours. Stirring halfway through cooking is not necessary, but it can help distribute the sauce evenly.Once cooked, the chicken is tender, has a beautiful orange color and is ready to serve.

This Sriracha Chicken recipe is more than just a meal; It is a perfect combination of spicy and subtly sweet flavors that promises enjoyment with minimal effort in the kitchen. Perfect for anyone looking for a deliciously different twist on a classic favorite dish.

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