Slow-Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

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

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 6 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 15
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 1 1/2 lb)
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
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 Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
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 (Chinese) pea pods
Chow mein noodles, if desired
  • 1 Remove fat from chicken. Cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in oil about 5 minutes, turning once, until brown.
  • 2 In 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, place carrots, celery, onion, garlic and water chestnuts. Add chicken. In small bowl, mix broth, soy sauce and gingerroot; pour over chicken.
  • 3 Cover and cook on Low heat setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 4 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 and cook 15 minutes. Serve over noodles.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

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