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Crockpot Freezer Citrus Chicken

Course Slow Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Melissa Jennings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves crushed and minced
  • 1 cup orange juice 100% Orange Juice - no sugar added
  • 1/2 TSP orange zest
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice I like Santa Cruz Organic
  • 1 tsp ground red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 4-6 boneless chicken breasts or boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • salt and pepper - optional I like to slightly salt and pepper both sides of my chicken breasts before freezing
  • 1 orange sliced - do not add until you cook

Instructions

  1. In a freezer safe storage bag add all ingredients except the orange slices.
  2. Freeze.
  3. Thaw in the refrigerator overnight.
  4. Place all ingredients in the slow cooker and add fresh orange slices.
  5. Cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  6. Salt and pepper chicken before serving.