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Sesame Ginger Chicken Lo Mein
with broccoli / cashews

Active: 35 minTotal: 35 min

This satisfying one-bowl meal is packed full of vegetables, noodles, and chicken coated in a rich, savory sauce.

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
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Ginger Stir-Fry Sauce:
  • Ginger - 1 Tbsp, grated
  • Soy sauce, low-sodium - 1/4 cup
  • Vinegar, rice - 2 Tbsp
  • Oil, toasted sesame - 2 Tbsp
  • Honey - 2 Tbsp
  • Red pepper flakes (opt) - 1/4 tsp
Sesame Ginger Chicken Lo Mein:
  • Broccoli - 10 oz, chopped
  • Bell peppers, red - 1, diced
  • Garlic - 2 cloves, chopped
  • Noodles, lo mein - 10 oz (sub Udon or soba noodles)
  • Green onions - 2 stalks, chopped, white and green parts separate
  • Chicken breasts, boneless and skinless - 1 lb, cubed
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp + 1 Tbsp
  • Cashews, roasted and unsalted - 1/3 cup
  • Lime juice - 2 tsp
  • Sesame seeds, white (opt) - 2 tsp

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Servings Per Recipe 4
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Prep

  1. Make sauce - Grate ginger. Combine ginger, soy sauce, vinegar, toasted sesame oil, honey, and red pepper flakes. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Broccoli / Bell peppers / Garlic - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Cook noodles - Cook noodles according to package instructions. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  4. Green onions - Chop green onions, storing white and green parts separately. (Can be done up to 2 days ahead)
  5. Chicken - Slice chicken into cubes. Season with some salt and pepper. (Can be done 1 day ahead)

Make

  1. Heat a wok with first part of cooking oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and saute until chicken is cooked through, 4 to 6 minutes. Set chicken aside and return wok to heat.
  2. Add second part of cooking oil and then broccoli. Saute until broccoli is cooked through (add a splash of water and cover with a lid if you’d like the broccoli more tender), 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Add bell peppers, garlic, and white parts of green onions and saute for 1 minute. Pour sauce over top and bring to a simmer.
  4. Stir chicken, noodles, and cashews into stir-fry. Toss everything together.
  5. Squeeze lime juice over lo mein and top with sesame seeds and green parts of green onions. Enjoy!

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Reviews

This meal has 72 reviews

Easy and so yummy! This one was my husband's favorite. I think I'll add more broccoli next time though. The amount called for might be enough for most people but I like to see more green in my meals!

By: Victoria
Posted: Nov 14, 2019
Diet: Original

Good result. Easy to prep.

By: Paul
Posted: Sep 18, 2019
Diet: Original

We subed soba noodles and it was delicious!

By: Elaya
Posted: Aug 24, 2019
Diet: Original

So delicious! Added a splash of fish sauce and it made all the difference.

By: Joanna
Posted: Aug 15, 2019
Diet: Original

Kids and adults loved this.

By: Nelson
Posted: Aug 11, 2019
Diet: Paleo

My first thoughts were that this recipe looked quite easy! I had a hard time with the tofu browning, but I always do! I need to have. A day dedicated to trying tofu! But the recipe was soooo delicious! I did this differently: I added the (three) cloves of garlic to the sauce and also added a tsp of cornstarch to thicken it up! Yum!!

By: Andrea
Posted: Jul 26, 2019
Diet: Vegetarian