By Natalie Schloesser
With just 10-15 minutes in the morning, these recipes will give you a delicious healthy Chinese meal with little preparation right before dinner; just cook some instant rice, spoon and serve
2 medium chopped onions
1 can drained mushrooms
1 can drained bamboo shoots
1 can drained sliced water chestnuts
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch cubes
1 ½ cups stir fry sauce
¼ tsp ground ginger
1- 16 ounce package frozen stir fry vegetables
1 cup cashews
Spray crock pot with non-stick cooking spray. Combine all ingredients except cashews in crock pot, stir well to mix. Cover and cook on low 7-8 hours or high 3-4 hours. Just before serving, stir in cashews. Serve over rice.
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Although you could use bottled sweet and sour sauce, I wanted to make it from scratch, and still found it easy!
1 medium chopped onion
1 medium chopped green pepper
1 medium chopped red pepper
4 stalks chopped celery
2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
1- 20 ounce can pineapple chunks
2 tbsp quick cooking tapioca
2 tbsp brown sugar
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp ground ginger
2 cloves minced garlic
1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
½ cup water
2 tsp lemon juice
Spray crock pot with non-stick cooking spray. Place vegetables in crock pot, place cubed chicken on top. Pour pineapple chunks, with juice, over chicken. In a small bowl combine tapioca, brown sugar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic, vinegar, water and lemon juice. Pour into crock pot. Cover and cook on low 8 hours or high 4 hours. Serve over rice.
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Natalie is a work at home mom who loves crock pot cooking and quick and easy recipes in general. To view her crock pot recipes visit www.natalies-recipes.com, which also includes a variety of helpful hints, cooking tips, quick and easy recipes, great products, and a fun and informative newsletter.