Sesame Ginger Chicken Lo Meinwith broccoli / cashews
This satisfying one-bowl meal is packed full of vegetables, noodles, and chicken coated in a rich, savory 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
- 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
- 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)
- Broccoli / Bell peppers / Garlic - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
- Cook noodles - Cook noodles according to package instructions. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
- Green onions - Chop green onions, storing white and green parts separately. (Can be done up to 2 days ahead)
- Chicken - Slice chicken into cubes. Season with some salt and pepper. (Can be done 1 day ahead)
- 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.
- 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.
- Add bell peppers, garlic, and white parts of green onions and saute for 1 minute. Pour sauce over top and bring to a simmer.
- Stir chicken, noodles, and cashews into stir-fry. Toss everything together.
- Squeeze lime juice over lo mein and top with sesame seeds and green parts of green onions. Enjoy!
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!
Good result. Easy to prep.
We subed soba noodles and it was delicious!
So delicious! Added a splash of fish sauce and it made all the difference.
Kids and adults loved this.
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!!