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Chicken Chow Mein with Vegetables

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Move over, Panda Express. We’re making better-than-takeout Chicken Chow Mein at home! Okay, technically this recipe is lo mein, not chow mein. Lo mein = sauteed or stirred noodles. Chow mein = fried noodles. But for the purposes of this recipe I’m going to keep calling this chow mein. Good? Good.

Just like your favorite takeout version, but a lot healthier, a lot fresher, and a lot cheaper. If you love Chinese takeout, your family will love this dish. It’s so delicious and easy and packed with fresh vegetables, fresh spices, and amazing flavor. The sauce is so addicting and the noodles end up perfect– this might be my new favorite Friday night meal.

chicken chow mein

Ingredients for Chicken Chow Mein with Vegetables

You really don’t need any fancy ingredients for this chow mein recipe. You can find everything that you need at your local grocery store.

  • Carrots
  • Red bell pepper (or use any color bell pepper that you have)
  • Olive oil
  • Chicken breast
  • Pepper
  • Snow peas
  • Cabbage
  • Minced garlic
  • Minced ginger
  • Hoisin sauce (you can find this in the Asian section of your grocery store)
  • Low-sodium soy sauce
  • Chicken broth
  • Chinese-style lo mein noodles (again, this is pretty easily found in the Asian section of your grocery store)
chicken chow mein

How to Make Chicken Chow Mein with Vegetables

To make this chicken chow mein, you don’t need any fancy equipment. All you need is your favorite skillet. I absolutely love this beautiful one from Amazon!

Add the oil to the skillet over medium heat. Once that is hot, add in the chicken and season with the pepper. Cook the chicken for about four minutes; it shouldn’t be completely cooked through at this point and that’s OK.

Add in all of your vegetables and cook for three minutes to soften. Stir in the garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, being careful not to burn the garlic. Add in the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and chicken broth and stir well.

Bring that all up to a boil, add in the lo mein noodles, and simmer for about 8 to 10 minutes until the noodles are cooked through. Divide into bowls and top with sesame seeds and green onions for garnish. Enjoy!

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Chicken Chow Mein with Vegetables

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by Julia Pacheco Course: DinnerCuisine: ChineseDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4-5

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 large 2 carrots, shredded

  • 1 1 red bell pepper, sliced

  • 2 tbsp 2 olive oil

  • 1 lb 1 chicken breast, cubed

  • 1/2 tsp 1/2 pepper

  • 1 cup 1 snow peas, sliced into smaller pieces

  • 3 cups 3 cabbage, sliced (I used pre sliced try-colored coleslaw mix)

  • 1 tbsp 1 minced garlic

  • 1 tbsp 1 minced ginger

  • 1/4 cup 1/4 hoisin sauce

  • 1/4 cups 1/4 low sodium soy sauce

  • 4 cups 4 chicken broth

  • 13 oz 13 Chinese style Lo Mein noodles

  • Toppings
  • sesame seeds

  • green onions

Directions

  • To a large pot over medium heat, add the oil. Once oil is hot, add in the chicken and season with a dash of pepper. Cook the chicken for about 4 minutes. The chicken doesn’t need to be completely cooked through at this point.
  • Stir in the carrots, bell peppers, snow, peas, and shredded cabbage and cook for 3 minutes to soften the vegetables.
  • Stir in the garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 20 seconds.
  • Add in the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and broth, and bring to a boil. Add in the noodles and simmer for about 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently, until the noddles are tender. Top with sesame seeds and green onions and enjoy.

One Comment

  1. Made this tonight for the family. It was delicious and easy to make. Perfect that it was all in one pot. We even had a enough for 2 servings of leftovers. Flavors were great. Thanks for all the wonderful recipes!

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