• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    Easy 30-minute chicken chow mein with tender chicken bites, plenty of veggies, and an addictive savory sauce coating it all. Today I'm sharing all my tips and tricks for how to make chicken chow mein BETTER than takeout!

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, (cut into small bite-sized pieces)
    • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
    • 3 cups green cabbage, (cut in small shreds)
    • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons garlic cloves, (minced (~2 large cloves))
    • 1 and 1/2 teaspoons fresh ginger, (minced (~1 inch piece))
    • 3/4 cup julienned carrots ((~1 large carrot))
    • 3/4 cup thinly sliced celery ((~2 stalks))
    • 1/4 cup green onions ((~3 onions))
    • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
    • 1 package (6 ounces) chow mein noodles ((I use WEL-pak))
    • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons lite soy sauce
    • 1 and 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce
    • 1/3 cup chicken stock (chicken broth works)
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar ((lightly measured, do not pack!))
    • 1/2 teaspoon toasted (or plain) sesame oil
    • Freshly cracked pepper

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 516 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 18 g 27.55%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 12.78%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 1 mg 0.28%
    • Sodium: 1877 mg 78.23%
    • Calcium: 59 mg 5.88%
    • Potassium: 142 mg 4.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 26.94%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 78 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 25.98%
    • Sugar: 15 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 2.49%
    • Vitamin C 64.28%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch4
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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