Chicken Chow Mein Chicken Chow Mein

Author: Canadian Living

Save some of this dinner for a delicious lunch to pack in a microwaveable container the next day. Then all your child has to do is warm it in the microwave at school. And she can even leave the green onions out!

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2003


  • 1 pkg (14 oz/400 g) fresh chow mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 8 oz boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 8 oz boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot
  • 4 cups chopped broccoli
  • 4 oz snow peas trimmed
  • 1 sweet yellow pepper cut_in matchstick-size strips
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 1 green onion sliced


In large saucepan of boiling water, cook noodles until tender, about 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water; drain well and set aside in colander.

Meanwhile, in bowl, whisk together oyster sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil. Thinly slice chicken crosswise; add to bowl, tossing to coat.

In large wok or skillet, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the vegetable oil over high heat; stir-fry chicken mixture for 2 minutes. Transfer to plate.

Add remaining oil to pan; reduce heat to medium. Add onion, garlic and ginger; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add broccoli, snow peas, yellow pepper and 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; cover and steam for 3 minutes. Add noodles and stock; stir-fry until hot. Return chicken and any accumulated juices to pan; add bean sprouts and toss to combine. Serve sprinkled with green onion.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 1122 mg
  • Protein 31 g
  • Calories 524.0
  • Total fat 14 g
  • Cholesterol 105 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 70 g


  • Iron 34.0
  • Folate 100.0
  • Calcium 8.0
  • Vitamin A 15.0
  • Vitamin C 213.0
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