Crockpot Chicken Chow Mein

Crockpot Chicken Chow Mein

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 8 mins
Total: 23 mins
Servings: 6 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
421 Calories
19g Fat
27g Carbs
36g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 6
Amount per serving
Calories 421
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 95mg 32%
Sodium 1100mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Protein 36g
Calcium 97mg 7%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Chow mein is now made easy with this crockpot recipe. This recipe features chicken breasts, carrots, green onions, and celery.

Ingredients

  • 1 to 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts (skin removed, cut in 1-inch cubes)
  • 4 medium carrots (thinly sliced)
  • 6 to 8 green onions (sliced, including green)
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced celery
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup light soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 medium clove garlic (crushed)
  • 1 can (8 ounces) bean sprouts
  • 1 can (8 ounces) water chestnuts (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup water

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Crockpot Chicken Chow Mein ingredients

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  2. Heat oil in skillet and add chicken. Brown the chicken, stirring to brown all sides.

    chicken in a skillet

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  3. Put chicken pieces in crockpot.

    chicken in a crockpot

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  4. Stir in all ingredients except cornstarch and water. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.

    chicken chow mein ingredients in a crockpot

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  5. Turn to high. Combine cornstarch and cold water in a small bowl; stir until mixture is smooth and cornstarch is dissolved.

    cornstarch and cold water in a small bowl

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  6. Stir mixture into the slow cooker liquids. Keeping cover slightly ajar to allow steam to escape, cook on HIGH until thickened, about 15 to 30 minutes (this step can be done more quickly on the stovetop over medium heat).

    Crockpot Chicken Chow Mein cooking in a crockpot

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  7. Serve over rice or Chinese noodles.

    Crockpot Chicken Chow Mein

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

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