Homemade Chicken Lo Mein

This Homemade Chicken Lo Mein is a great recipe to make at home when you are in the mood for tasty take out!

10 oz. dry lo mein noodles (or dry spaghetti works too)

1/3 cup matchstick carrots

1/2 cup snow or snap peas

2 medium skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1 inch chunks

2 Tbsp. oil

1/2 cup spinach

2 1/2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 tsp. minced fresh ginger

1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips

salt and pepper to taste

2 green onions, chopped

Sauce: (double recipe for extra saucy noodles)

1/4 cup dark soy sauce

4 Tbsp. oyster sauce

1 tsp. hoisin sauce

2 1/2 tsp. dark brown sugar

2 tsp. sesame oil

1 1/2 Tbsp. corn starch

1/2 cup chicken broth

1-2 tsp. Sriracha sauce- to taste

In a large bowl, whisk sauce ingredients together until well combined and set aside.

Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

In a large nonstick skillet/wok, heat 1 Tbsp. oil on medium-high heat.

Add chicken and sprinkle salt and pepper, mix and cook until browned on both sides, about 5 minutes, set aside.

Add remaining oil to same pan and add garlic and ginger, cook 45 seconds, add red peppers, carrots, spinach and snow peas. Cook until tender. Add drained noodles and cooked chicken.

Pour sauce over noodles and toss well, using tongs to completely coat.

Turn heat to a higher temperature to allow sauce to heat up and properly thicken. Add a little water if sauce is to thick. Toss again and sprinkle with green onions.

Serve immediately.

 

 

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