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Sesame Ginger Chicken Lo Mein
with broccoli / cashews

Active: 35 min Total: 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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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)

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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

Ratings

Original (116)
Gluten-free (8)
Paleo (13)
Vegetarian (14)

74 reviews

This was my first time cooking tofu, it was definitely something different I got it crisp outside but then the inside didn't have much taste. Though I suppose you not supposed to pick out and taste a tofu by it's self. This dish would have been good to leave out the tofu and do whole mushrooms as well. I'd say double up on the broccoli and sauce.

By: Genepher
Posted: Aug 05, 2020
Diet: Vegetarian
0 Helpful

We really enjoyed this. I didn’t add the chilli flakes (toddler) and added a splash of fish sauce and chili oil to the adult portion. We didn’t have cashews, almonds worked great.

By: Jan-Marie
Posted: Apr 21, 2020
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

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
0 Helpful

Good result. Easy to prep.

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

We subed soba noodles and it was delicious!

By: Elaya
Posted: Aug 24, 2019
Diet: Original
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So delicious! Added a splash of fish sauce and it made all the difference.

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