By Natalie Schloesser www.natalies-recipes.com
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
Cashew Chicken Ingredients: 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 ChickenAlthough you could use bottled sweet and sour sauce, I wanted to make it from scratch, and still found it easy! Ingredients: 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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