Mix water, cornstarch and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Pour juices from slow cooker into 2-quart saucepan. Stir preserves and cornstarch mixture into juices. Heat to boiling; boil and stir about 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in pea pods. Cook 1 to 2 minutes longer or until pea pods are tender. Serve sauce over chicken and vegetables.