Easy Chicken Lo Mein + VIDEO {Meal Prep}

Easy Chicken Lo Mein + VIDEO {Meal Prep}
Easy Chicken Lo Mein + VIDEO {Meal Prep}
  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 12 min
  • total: 22 min
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  • Summary

    Easy Chicken Lo Mein - takes less than 30 minutes to make and way better and healthier than takeout!

    Ingredients

    • For the Lo Mein
    • 6 ounces dry lo mein noodles (can also use dry spaghetti, angel hair or linguine noodles)
    • 1 medium skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into 1" chunks
    • 3 tablespoons cooking oil, divided
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
    • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
    • 1/3 cup shredded carrots
    • 1/2 cup snow peas, snap peas and/or bok choy)
    • salt and black pepper, to taste
    • For the sauce
    • 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce (can also use gluten free tamari or coconut aminos for paleo)
    • 3 tablespoons oyster flavored sauce (if allergic - leave out and use more soy sauce or hoisin sauce can be used but the flavor won't be quite the same since it's sweeter)
    • 1 tablespoon of rice wine, Mirin or dry sherry
    • 2 teaspoons honey or brown sugar
    • 2 teaspoons of sesame oil
    • 2 tablespoons corn starch
    • 2/3 cup water (plus more as needed to thin out sauce)
    • 1 teaspoon fish sauce (optional but if you already have it in your pantry, give it a try - it adds that extra rich umami flavor)
    • 1/2 teaspoon of dark soy sauce (optional & only if you have it in your pantry - it adds extra richness and darker color)
    • 1 - 2 teaspoons of chili garlic paste, red pepper chili flakes or Sriracha sauce - optional or to taste
    • For meal prep
    • Lunch containers

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 3
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 262 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 17 g 26.73%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 11.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0.16%
    • Sodium: 1779 mg 74.12%
    • Calcium: 56 mg 5.59%
    • Potassium: 54 mg 1.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.7%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 20 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 4.84%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 5 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 8 g
    • Vitamin A 26.62%
    • Vitamin C 7.5%
    • 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 Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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