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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 218.0
  • Total Fat: 4.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 78.7 mg
  • Sodium: 347.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.8 g
  • Protein: 27.9 g

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Dan's Crockpot Poultry Chow Mein

Submitted by: DAN_ODEA

Introduction

A very useful recipe for when you have a lot of left-over turkey or chicken (this recipe uses chicken) and you're tired of making soup. Note the cook time seems long because it's in a crock pot, which calls for two to four hours.

I used bagged or hand-selected vegetables. If you use canned, drain and rinse before adding to remove the excess salt. Unfortunately that will lose some of the vitamins; your call. If using frozen vegetables, warm them slightly in the microwave (a minute or so on High, right in the bag) so they don't freeze the other ingredients when you mix them in.

STRANGE FACT: using turkey instead of chicken makes the following changes to the nutritional information per serving:
- 1.5 times the fat (mostly mono- and polyunsaturated)
- 50 more calories
- 300 more grams of sodium (?)
- 2 more grams of sugar (?)
- 1.5 more grams of protein
and variations in vitamins and minerals.

Weird....
A very useful recipe for when you have a lot of left-over turkey or chicken (this recipe uses chicken) and you're tired of making soup. Note the cook time seems long because it's in a crock pot, which calls for two to four hours.

I used bagged or hand-selected vegetables. If you use canned, drain and rinse before adding to remove the excess salt. Unfortunately that will lose some of the vitamins; your call. If using frozen vegetables, warm them slightly in the microwave (a minute or so on High, right in the bag) so they don't freeze the other ingredients when you mix them in.

STRANGE FACT: using turkey instead of chicken makes the following changes to the nutritional information per serving:
- 1.5 times the fat (mostly mono- and polyunsaturated)
- 50 more calories
- 300 more grams of sodium (?)
- 2 more grams of sugar (?)
- 1.5 more grams of protein
and variations in vitamins and minerals.

Weird....

Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    2.5 pounds of cooked, cut-up poultry with bones, skin, and fat removed
    1/4 cup whole grain flour
    1/4 cup light soy sauce (or 1/8 cup thinned with 1/8 cup water)
    2 cups water
    1 smallish red onion (4cm/3in diameter, chopped
    2 cups chopped celery
    1 package (16 oz) bean sprouts
    1 package (5 oz) bamboo shoots
    1 bag of "Chinese" vegetables (this recipe uses water chestnuts, baby corn, and peppers)
    3 tablespoons dark molasses
    1/4 cup slivered almonds, lightly toasted

Directions

Toast the almonds over medium heat until light brown. Set aside.

Combine the flour and soy sauce in the crock of a large crock pot. Add all ingredients except the almonds and stir until thickened. Top with the almonds, cover, and heat on low for two to four hours (I used three in my cook time estimate).

Serve the chow mein with brown rice or chow mein noodles. NOTE: when tracking your food, add the rice / noodles separately; they are not included in this recipe).

This recipe serves around ten people, depending on the size of the serving (roughly 1-1/2 cups per person is typical).

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAN_ODEA.






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  • My family likes it; it's healthier than the canned kind, probably healthier than the stuff you get in restaurants. - 3/12/13

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