Crock Pot Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein
Chicken chow mein with noodles. whitewish / Getty Images
    440 min
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Serve this great tasting Asian style slow cooker chicken with hot cooked chow mein noodles or serve it over rice.

Feel free to vary the ingredients. If you don't have green onions, omit them or use sweet onions or yellow onions.

What You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped celery
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped carrots
  • 6 green onions, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 can (approximately 12 to 15 ounces) ounces bean sprouts, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water

How to Make It

    1. In a large skillet, brown chicken pieces.
    2. Put browned chicken in the slow cooker. Add remaining ingredients except for the cornstarch and water. Stir. Cover and cook on LOW for 6 to 8 hours. Turn the slow cooker to HIGH.
    3. Mix cornstarch and water in a small bowl, stirring until dissolved and smooth. Stir into the slow cooker liquids. Keeping cover slightly ajar to allow steam to escape, cook until thickened, about 20 to 30 minutes.
    4. Serve with rice or chow mein noodles. May be doubled for 5 qt. slow cooker/Crock Pots.
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