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Chicken Chow Mein

Try this easy chicken chow mein recipe with chicken breasts seasoned with Asian spices then tossed in a wok with crisp vegetables and tender noodles.
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Lisa B.


  • 8 ounces spaghetti or ramen noodles
  • 1/4 cup plus 1/2 teaspoon dark soy sauce divided
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder
  • 2 teaspoons chili sauce
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast filets, sliced into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 red bell pepper de-seeded and finely sliced
  • 2 cups snow peas
  • 1 large green onion chopped
  • Dash of sesame oil
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Cook noodles according to package directions.
  • In the meantime, combine chicken, 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce, five-spice powder, and chili sauce in a medium bowl. Add chicken and mix to combine. Dust chicken with corn starch.
  • Heat oil in a wok or large skillet. Add the chicken and cook for 5-8 minutes or until chicken is browned and cooked through. Remove chicken from pan and set aside
  • Add the chicken broth and remaining soy sauce to the pan. Scrape up any browned bits on the bottom of the pan.
  • Add the red pepper and stir fry for one minute, then add the snow peas and green onions. Cover the pan and allow the vegetables to steam until tender, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Stir in the cooked noodles and chicken. Season with sesame oil and freshly ground black pepper.


Seasoned, uncooked chicken can be stored in a vacuum sealed freezer bag and frozen for up to nine months. Simply thaw, and continue preparing as normal.