Slow-Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

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%
Potassium
670mg
19%
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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