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Slow-Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4
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Chow mein for four? You can have it in the crock in just 15 minutes!

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.

Expert Tips

*Boneless skinless chicken breasts can be substituted.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
21%
Sodium
810mg
34%
Total Carbohydrate
19g
6%
Dietary Fiber
4g
14%
Sugars
4g
Protein
25g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
110%
110%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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