The EASIEST Chicken Chow Mein Recipe Ever

When you think of Pakistani Chinese food, one of the first dishes that comes to your mind is the classic Chicken Chow Mein. If you want your fix of the deliciousness that is Chow Mein, but don’t want to haemorrhage money from take out, this is the easiest, quickest recipe that’ll hit all the right spots:
12 oz. refrigerated chow mein noodles or dry spaghetti
1 tbsp. sesame oil
1 lb.boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1″ pieces


Freshly ground black pepper

1 clove garlic, minced

1 tsp. freshly grated ginger

carrot, grated
1/2 head small cabbage, shredded
1/4 c. low-sodium chicken broth
1/4 c. low-sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp. oyster sauce

Thinly sliced green onions, for garnish

See Also

Toasted sesame seeds, for garnish

  1. Cook chow mein noodles according to package instructions and drain.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add chicken and cook until golden and crispy, 7 to 8 minutes. Move chicken to one side of skillet, and to other side, add garlic, ginger, carrot, and cabbage and cook until tender, 3 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make sauce: In a medium bowl, whisk together broth, soy sauce, and oyster sauce.
  4. Pour sauce over skillet and add cooked noodles, tossing to combine.
  5. Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds before serving.

If you like that spicy kick in everything you eat, add a sprinkle of crushed chilli powder or slice up some whole green chillies and throw them in there! You can substitute the meat for any meat or even no meat, and can add whatever veggies you like as you go, which is the best part!

View Comments (0)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Scroll To Top