Original recipe found here at the Six Sisters' Stuff.
4-6 chicken breasts (Since I was just feeding my husband and I, I had 2 really large ones and it was plenty)
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
Rice or noodles, cooked
Red pepper flakes (optional)
Spray crock pot with cooking spray and put in chicken. Frozen or thawed work for this and I used frozen.
In a bowl combine brown sugar, vinegar, soda, garlic, soy sauce & pepper.
Pour over chicken and set it on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8.
Take chicken pieces out of crock pot and place in a separate bowl.
Pour the remaining broth in a saucepan and add the corn starch and water and mix well. Bring to a boil and let it boil for 2-3 minutes, or until it starts to thicken and turns into a glaze. (This happened very quickly for me, since my mixture was already hot coming right out of the crock pot.)
While this is going shred your chicken with 2 forks.
I served this with a side of fried rice I had in the freezer because we were in a hurry. But I think it would be best served over rice or noodles as the original recipe suggests. Also I didn't have any red pepper flakes to top it off, but we didn't miss it one bit. This was a huge hit and will definitely be used again!
Printable version found here!
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