Prep Time: 15 Min.
Cook Time: 4 Hr. 30 Min.
What you need:
* 1 onion, sliced * 1 carrot, sliced * 1 stalk celery, sliced * 1-1/2 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-size pieces * 1/3 c. packed brown sugar * 1/3 c. KRAFT Classic CATALINA Dressing * 1/4 c. lite soy sauce * 1 tsp. grated gingerroot * 1 can (8 oz.) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained * 1 Tbsp. cornstarch * 1 each green and red pepper, cut into strips * 3 c. hot cooked long-grain white rice
What to do:
1. Place onions, carrots and celery in slow cooker; top with chicken. 2. Mix sugar, dressing, soy sauce and ginger until blended; pour over chicken. Cover with lid. 3. Cook on LOW 4 to 5 hours, increasing heat to HIGH for the last 30 min. 4. Drain pineapple, reserving juice. Mix reserved juice with cornstarch. Add to slow cooker with the pineapple and peppers; stir. Cook, covered, 30 min. or until sauce is thickened. Serve over rice.
* Note: This recipe works best when cooked on LOW heat. But if you choose to cook it on HIGH, reduce the initial cooking time to 2-1/2 to 3 hours.
* Special Extra: For easy cleanup, line slow cooker with plastic liner bag before filling with ingredients and cooking as directed.