The Difference Between Chow Mein and Lo Mein: they are actually the same noodle, but chow mein is fried whereas lo mein is stirred or tossed
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20 Minute One Pot Chicken Chow Mein

This Chicken Chow Mein is a quick and easy one pot meal, loaded with juicy chicken, flavorful vegetables and fried noodles. It’s so delicious and you'll make it over and over again!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: dinner, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese
Keyword: chicken chow mein
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 439kcal
Author: TipBuzz


  • 1 pound chicken breast cubed
  • 8 oz chow mein noodles or spaghetti or linguini
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp ginger minced
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 medium carrot sliced thin or in matchsticks
  • 1 stalk celery sliced thin
  • 2 cups snow peas

Chow Mein Sauce

Serving - optional

  • green onion minced


  • Prepare the noodles according to the package directions. Meanwhile, make the chow mein.
  • In a medium bowl, mix soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and cooking wine. Reserve.
  • Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil followed by the cubed chicken pieces. 
  • Saute for 1 minute per side until golden. 
  • Add the minced garlic, ginger and carrots. Stir fry for about 4 minutes until tender. 
  • Add the snow peas and stir fry 2 more minutes.
  • Drain the noodles and add them to the chicken/vegetable mixture. 
  • Add the chow mein sauce and toss to coat evenly. Serve hot and enjoy!


Calories: 439kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 933mg | Potassium: 747mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 3160IU | Vitamin C: 32.6mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2.5mg