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One-Pot Chicken Chow Mein Recipe

ingredients

  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • Pepper, to taste
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed
  • ½ onion, thinly sliced into half moons
  • 3 stalks celery, sliced
  • 4 carrots, julienned
  • 3 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 2 packages ramen noodles
  • 1½ cups chicken broth
  • Scallions, chopped, to serve

Directions

  1. In a bowl, add the soy sauce, ginger, garlic, oyster sauce, sesame oil, sugar, red pepper flakes, and pepper.
  2. Place cubed chicken into a resealable plastic bag and pour half of the marinade into the bag. Save the rest of the marinade for later. Let the chicken marinate in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
  3. Add the marinated chicken to a large pot and cook over medium-high heat. 4. 4. Remove the chicken from the pot.
  4. Add the sesame oil to the bottom of the pot and add the onion, celery, carrots, and cabbage. Sauté until the onions are translucent.
  5. Place both of the ramen noodle bricks into the bottom of the pot.
  6. Pour in chicken broth over the noodles.
  7. Cover the noodles with the vegetables. Cover the pot with a lid and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until the noodles are cooked through.
  8. Break up the noodles and add back the chicken, and add the remaining half of the marinade.
  9. Garnish with scallions.

One-Pot Sesame Chicken Noodles Recipe

This is a great and quick dinner that is ready in no time flat.  We aren’t a big fan of cilantro so I leave that out but I left it in as the original recipe called for it.

Ingredients

  • 1 carton (32 oz) chicken broth
  • 6 boneless skinless chicken thighs, thinly sliced in 1/2-inch strips (about 20 oz)
  • 12 oz uncooked spaghetti, broken in half (from 1-lb box)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut in thin strips
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced on the bias, white and green parts separated
  • 1 package (3 1/2 oz) shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons chile garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed

One-Pot Sesame Chicken Noodles Recipe

Directions

  1. In 5-quart Dutch oven, mix broth, chicken, spaghetti, bell pepper, green onion whites, mushrooms, butter, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, soy sauce and chile garlic sauce. Heat to boiling over high heat, stirring occasionally.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 11 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut (at least 165°F), pasta is cooked and most of liquid is absorbed. Top with green onion greens, cilantro and sesame seed. Serve with additional soy sauce and chile garlic sauce, as desired.