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Slow Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

Slow Cooker Chicken Chow Mein

My first food love will always be salads but I have a serious crush on Chinese food! I love Beef and Broccoli, Sweet and Sour Chicken, Toasted Cashew Chicken and Crispy Fried Rice. I also love my slow cooker – who doesn’t love a machine that cooks dinner for you?!!!! So the fact that this recipe combines chinese food with a slow cooker has my name written all over it. I wasn’t sure how this was going to turn out when I tried it but I couldn’t believe how tasty it is. It was SUPER easy to make and my whole family loved it.



  • 4 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cook chicken, shredded
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 3 celery stalks, sliced
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 oz bean sprouts
  • 8 oz can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • Oriental Dressing


  1. Add all the ingredients (except the Oriental Dressing) to your slow cooker. Stir to evenly coat.
  2. Place all the ingredients in your slow cooker and cook on low for 5-6 hours
  3. Set the crock pot to low and cook for 5 to 6 hours.
  4. Serve over brown rice, quiona or noodles and top with Oriental Dressing.

Nutritional Info:

Makes approximately 6 servings.

Serving size about 1 cup.

Nutrients per serving: Calories: 90, Cal. from Fat: 3, Total Fat: 1g, Sat. Fat: 0g, Carbs: 8.5g, Fiber: 2.5g, Sugars: 3.5g, Protein: 13g, Sodium: 120mg, Chol: 33mg


This dish freezes extremely well. I make enough rice ahead of time and portion out single servings of the rice and chow mein into tupperware containers. When freezing for future use I do not add any Oriental Dressing. Once I reheat the dish then I add the dressing.

For a gluten free meal make sure to use gluten free tamari or soy sauce.

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