Low vs. High on your Slow Cooker
Low on a Slow cooker = 200°F.
High = 300°F.
1 hour on High = 2 hours on Low
Cooking on Low is best if you expect to be gone all day.
Crock Pot Cashew Chicken
6 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 1" strips
4 - 5 mushrooms, sliced
3 green onions, sliced into 1/2" pieces
1/4 C. soy sauce
2 t. grated gingerroot
1/2 C. chicken broth
1/4 t. salt
1/2 t. pepper
1 (8 oz.) can sliced bamboo shoots, drained
1/2 C. cashews, toasted
1/2 C. Chinese pea pods
2 T. cornstarch
3 T. water
Place chicken and mushrooms in a slow cooker. Add green onions, soy sauce,
ginger, broth, salt and pepper. Cover and cook on low about 4 hours. Add bamboo
shoots, cashews and pea pods. Turn control to High.
In a small bowl, dissolve cornstarch in water. Stir into chicken mixture in
cooker. Cover and cook on High 20-30 minutes or until thickened, stirring at
Serve over cooked rice.