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Chicken Chow Mein Served

Chicken Chow Mein

Katerina | Diethood
Make perfect Chicken Chow Mein at home and get all the delicious restaurant flavor you’d normally find on the takeout menu. It’s a lot easier than you think!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins


Ingredients for the sauce
Ingredients for the stir fry
  • 6 ounces chow mein noodles
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch cubes (you can also use chicken breasts)
  • 3 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 1/2 cups matchstick carrots
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 green onions, chopped, white and light green parts only (chop the dark green parts and use for garnish)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth


  • Make the sauce by combining cornstarch and soy sauce in a small mixing bowl; whisk to combine.
  • Whisk in the rest of the ingredients and set aside.
  • Prepare the noodles according to the directions on the package.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in a wok or a large non-stick skillet over high heat.
  • Add chicken to the hot oil and stir in 2 Tablespoons of the prepared sauce; mix to combine and cook chicken for 3 minutes; turn over and continue to cook for about 3 more minutes, or until chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove chicken from skillet and set aside on a plate.
  • Return wok/skillet over medium-high heat and heat up remaining 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil.
  • Add cabbage and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in carrots and cook for 1 minute.
  • Stir in garlic and chopped green onions; continue to cook for 2 more minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender.
  • Add in the noodles, previously prepared chicken, sauce, and chicken broth; cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently.
  • Add bean sprouts and cook until bean sprouts start to wilt, about 30 seconds.
  • Remove from heat; garnish with green onions and serve.




Calories: 214 kcal | Carbohydrates: 41 g | Protein: 8 g | Fat: 3 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 489 mg | Potassium: 205 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 7 g | Vitamin A: 8019 IU | Vitamin C: 6 mg | Calcium: 19 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 37 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: easy chicken chow mein, how to make chow mein, what is chicken chow mein