Slow-Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

Slow-Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

Chow mein for four? You can have it in the crock in just 15 minutes!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

6:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
tablespoon vegetable oil
8
boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 lb)*, trimmed of excess fat, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
medium carrots, sliced diagonally (1 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, coarsely chopped (1 cup)
1
medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
cup chicken broth
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1/2
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
2
tablespoons cornstarch
3
tablespoons cold water
1
cup sliced fresh mushrooms (3 oz)
1
cup snow pea pods (4 oz)
Chow mein noodles, if desired
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  2. Spray 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In slow cooker, place carrots, celery, onion, garlic and water chestnuts; top with chicken. In small bowl, mix broth, soy sauce and gingerroot; pour over chicken. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  3. In small bowl, mix cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into chicken mixture. Stir in mushrooms and pea pods. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 15 minutes longer. Serve over noodles.
Makes 4 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*Boneless skinless chicken breasts can be substituted.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 260
    • (Calories from Fat 80),
  • Total Fat 9g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 60mg;
  • Sodium 810mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 25g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.