Chicken Lo Mein

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Chinese food made at home! This dish was so fast and easy, it is a great choice for a busy weeknight dinner.

This lo mein could easily be made with steak or shrimp instead of chicken, and is a great way to use up any veggies in your fridge!

Chicken Lo Mein

  • 8 ounces lo mein egg noodles (whole wheat spaghetti noodles will work if you can’t find lo mein noodles)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 8 ounces chicken, sliced into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 sweet onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup snow peas
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups baby spinach, torn
  • 2 1/2 Tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional)
  1. Boil water for pasta.
  2. In bowl, mix soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, ground ginger, Sriracha, and crushed red pepper. Set aside.
  3. Saute chicken and garlic in olive oil, about 5 minutes, or until chicken is almost cooked.
  4. Add in red bell pepper, carrots, and onion, stirring frequently, cooking for another 4-5 minutes.
  5. Stir in snow peas, cooking for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add in pasta and spinach, mixing well until spinach is wilted.
  7. Pour sauce over pasta, mix gently to combine.

 

Adapted from: Damn Delicious

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