Noodle Nirvana: Chicken Lo Mein


Embark on a culinary adventure with our Noodle Nirvana: Chicken Lo Mein. This dish is a delightful fusion of soft lo mein noodles, tender strips of chicken, and a mix of colorful vegetables, all tossed in a savory and slightly sweet sauce. It's a classic Chinese-American favorite that promises a symphony of flavors and textures in every bite.

Noodle Nirvana: Chicken Lo Mein

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 bowl
  • Nutritional Profile (per serving)
  • Calories: 350 kcal
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fat: 10g
  • Sodium: 600mg
  • Sugar: 5g


  • Chicken Breast (boneless, skinless): 400g (0.88 lbs or 14 oz), thinly sliced
  • Lo Mein Noodles: 400g (14 oz)
  • Mixed Vegetables (carrots, bell peppers, snow peas): 300g (10.6 oz)
  • Soy Sauce: 3 tbsp
  • Oyster Sauce: 2 tbsp
  • Sesame Oil: 1 tbsp
  • Garlic: 2 cloves, minced
  • Ginger: 1 tbsp, minced
  • Vegetable Oil: 2 tbsp
  • Green Onions: for garnish
  • Salt and Pepper: To taste

Method of Preparation

  1. Cook Noodles: Boil lo mein noodles until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. Stir-Fry Chicken: Heat oil in a wok. Cook chicken until golden. Remove and set aside.
  3. Sauté Vegetables: In the same wok, cook garlic, ginger, and vegetables.
  4. Combine: Add noodles, chicken, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil. Toss well.
  5. Serve: Garnish with green onions. Serve hot.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Cook noodles slightly less than the package instructions for the best texture.
  • Use a high heat for a quick stir-fry to keep vegetables crisp.
  • Add a splash of water if the dish seems dry during stir-frying.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I add other proteins?

Yes, shrimp or beef are great alternatives.

How can I make it vegetarian?

Substitute chicken with tofu and use a vegetarian oyster sauce.

Can I make this gluten-free?

Use gluten-free lo mein noodles and tamari sauce.