Slow Cooker Mango Chicken Recipe

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Colorful. I love colorful food.

Tasteful. I love tasteful food. (Who doesn’t right?!)

What you see above is what came straight out of the slow cooker. No styling, no color editing…what you see is what you get. I think this is slow cooker food at its finest!

Oh…and the #2 reason that I love slow cooking…it’s usually “dump and run.” This is one such recipe…and I love that it literally is no fuss. No need to peak, stir, vent…nothing.

And the #1 reason…I can go about my afternoon and deal with the “attitudes of witching hour” without having to fuss with dinner prep.

But really they should be a tie. #1 and #2 reasons are equally important for this busy mama!

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Slow Cooker Mango Chicken

Yield – 4 servings
Prep Time – 10 minutes
Cook Time – 8 hours on low

Ingredients

6 small boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 1/3 lb.)
Olive oil, drizzles
Red wine vinegar, drizzles
Garlic powder, sprinkles
Salt and pepper
1 small red onion, diced
1 medium zucchini, thinly sliced
1 15 oz. can diced tomatoes, drained (or 2 medium garden tomatoes)
1 mango, seeded and diced
Salt and pepper to taste

 

Directions

  • Place the chicken thighs into the base of the slow cooker. Drizzle the olive oil and vinegar over the top. Season with garlic powder, salt and pepper.
  • Place the diced red onion, drained diced tomatoes (or cut fresh tomatoes), zucchini slices and mango pieces over top and around the chicken thighs.
  • Set slow cooker on low and cook for 8 to 10 hours. Dump and run!
  • Serve Slow Cooker Mango Chicken with toast, as is, or with other simple side dish.
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37 Responses to Slow Cooker Mango Chicken Recipe

  1. TechnoBabe says:

    I will make this with ripe pears since pears are what we have right now. I look forward to making this tomorrow.

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  3. Amy says:

    if using fresh tomatoes, what is the liquid?

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  6. Twala says:

    I would Love to try this dish I can’t have tomatoes can I substitute something else?

  7. Sophie W. says:

    Do you think this would work with frozen mangoes?

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  9. Shana says:

    Making this now and smells great! I didn’t have time for the slow cooker so I am doing it cacciatore-style: sauté zucchini and onion, then brown chicken, then mix remaining ingredients. Top chicken with veggies and pour tomato-mango sauce over all; simmer covered for 35 minutes or so till chicken is done. Serving with rice.

  10. Jan says:

    sounds delicious

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  12. Debbie says:

    Any substitutes for red wine vinegar? I do not have any…

    • Marie A says:

      My family can’t have vinegar, we usually use fresh lemon juice. I think I am young to try this with lime juice, though.

  13. Debbie says:

    Also I am starting this a little later than I wanted… Can I cook on high? And for how long?

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  15. Celia says:

    The ingredients include red wine vinegar and olive oil – but they are not mentioned anywhere in the directions. When should they be used??

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  18. Graham says:

    My Wife is (very) allergic to zucchini (and all summer squash). What would make a good substitution? How about some small red potatoes cut up?

    • Erin says:

      Small potatoes would be great…or sweet potato chunks would complement the sweetness of the mango too! Hope you enjoy it!

      Erin

  19. Shannon Sutter says:

    Can I freeze this recipe with the mangos included or should I freeze everything but the mangos and add them when I’m ready to cook it?

    • Erin says:

      Yes, you can free the mangoes with the chicken. I do that regularly when I leave slow cooker packs for my husband when I’m traveling for work!

      Erin

      • Lisa says:

        I am interested in doing the freezer meals, as you mention. Do you just put all ingredients, including the raw chicken into a large zip-lock and freeze?

  20. Kim says:

    This looks so good! How about adding a can of black beans? Just to stretch it a bit further…

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