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Chicken Lo Mein

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This Chicken Lo Mein recipe is a simple meal that is full of flavor and ready in under 30 minutes. It consists of Chinese egg noodles, carrots, onions, cabbage, bean sprouts, mushrooms, and snow peas that are tossed in a delicious homemade Chinese sauce. It is the perfect alternative to takeout Chinese food. 

Chicken Lo Mein

If you are looking for a simple Chinese take-out dish that you can make right in the comfort of your own home, then Chicken Lo Mein is the dish you want to create. It is full of flavor, ready in 25 minutes, and totally versatile depending on the flavors and ingredients that your family loves. 

Chicken Lo Mein

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What will I need to make this Chicken Lo Mein recipe?

Chicken Lo Mein

You will need the following ingredients:

  • Chinese Egg Noodles
  • sesame oil
  • chicken breasts
  • vegetable oil
  • red bell pepper
  • Ginger
  • Garlic
  • Water
  • soy sauce
  • Cornstarch
  • oyster sauce
  • Carrots
  • Onion
  • Cabbage
  • bean sprouts
  • Mushrooms
  • snow peas
  • green onions.
Chicken Lo Mein

You will need the following supplies: 

  • Wok (or large skillet)

What is chicken lo mein made of?

Chicken Lo Mein is a Chinese noodle dish that consists of egg noodles, sauce, a protein, and vegetables that are stir-fried together. 

Chicken Lo Mein

What is chicken chow mein vs lo mein?

Lo mein is made with cooked noodles that are tossed into the dish, chow mein is made using fried noodles.

Are there different variations of Lo Mein?

There are different variations of Lo Mein that you can make! This recipe is made with chicken, but you can easily swap it out for a different protein. Try

  • Shrimp Lo Mein
  • Beef Lo Mein
  • Vegetable Lo Mein

How to Make Chicken Lo Mein

  • Prepare all the ingredients so that they’re ready to go into the pan.  
  • Cook the egg noodles to about 80%, per the package instructions.
  • Drain and add the sesame oil to coat the noodles.  Set aside.
  • Add 2 Tablespoons of the vegetable oil to a wok (or large skillet) over medium-high heat.
  • Once the chicken has been sliced thinly and seasoned with salt and pepper add to the wok and cook until done about 3-4 minutes.  Remove from the wok and set aside.
  • Add the sliced red bell pepper, ginger, garlic, and onion and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the water, soy sauce, cornstarch, oil, and oyster sauce.  Bring to a boil (about 2 minutes).
  • Add the carrot, cabbage, snow peas, and mushrooms and cook another 2 minutes.
  • Add back the chicken and noodles and add the bean sprouts.
  • Toss and top with green onions (optional).
  • Serve immediately.
Chicken Lo Mein

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • You can easily swap out or use different vegetables. Try peppers, broccoli, water chestnuts, or cauliflower. 
  • Swap out your chicken for a different protein, or all together for a vegetable Lo Mein. 
  • You will be able to find Lo Mein noodles in the Asian Foods section of most grocery stores. In a pinch, you can use spaghetti noodles. 

Storage

To store your leftover chicken Lo Mein, you will want to let it completely cool and then store it in an airtight container for up to 3 days. 

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Reheating

You will want to reheat your Lo Mein for one minute at a time until it reaches your desired temperature.

 

Chicken Lo Mein

Chicken Lo Mein

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

This Chicken Lo Mein recipe is a simple meal that is full of flavor and ready in under 30 minutes. It consists of Chinese egg noodles, carrots, onions, cabbage, bean sprouts, mushrooms, and snow peas that are tossed in a delicious homemade Chinese sauce. It is the perfect alternative to takeout Chinese food.

Ingredients

  • 10oz Chinese Egg Noodles
  • 2 Teaspoons Sesame Oil
  • 2 Chicken Breasts, thinly sliced and seasoned with salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil, divided
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, sliced
  • 2 Teaspoons Ginger, minced
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • ¾ Cup Water
  • 1/3 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • 1 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 2 Medium Carrots, thinly sliced
  • ½ Onion, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Cabbage, shredded
  • 2 Cups mushrooms, sliced
  • 8oz Snow Peas
  • 1 Cup Bean Sprouts
  • 3 Green Onions, roughly sliced (optional garnish)

Instructions

  1. Prepare all the ingredients so that they’re ready to go into the pan.  
  2. Cook the egg noodles to about 80%, per the package instructions.
  3. Drain and add the sesame oil to coat the noodles.  Set aside.
  4. Add 2 Tablespoons of the vegetable oil to a wok (or large skillet) over medium-high heat.
  5. Once the chicken has been sliced thinly and seasoned with salt and pepper add to the wok and cook until done about 3-4 minutes.  Remove from the wok and set aside.
  6. Add the sliced red bell pepper, ginger, garlic, and onion and cook for about 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the water, soy sauce, cornstarch, oil, and oyster sauce.  Bring to a boil (about 2 minutes).
  8. Add the carrot, cabbage, snow peas, and mushrooms and cook another 2 minutes.
  9. Add back the chicken and noodles and add the bean sprouts.
  10. Toss and top with green onions (optional).
  11. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

8

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 210Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 36mgSodium: 714mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 3gSugar: 4gProtein: 14g

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