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5 from 2 votes

{One Pot Wonder} Chicken Lo Mein

A simplified version of a Chinese take out favorite, this chicken lo mein recipe cooks all in the same pot for a truly flavorful, veggie-filled pasta dinner.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Dinner, Pasta
Cuisine: Asian


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into chunks
  • 1 lb spaghetti or lo mein noodles
  • 4 medium carrots peeled and cut into 3 inch long strips
  • 1 medium red bell pepper cut in thin 3 inch long strips
  • 1 bunch green onions white part thinly sliced and the green part cut into 3 inch long strips
  • 4 tsp garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 4 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil


  • Add the chicken, then the pasta, then the remaining ingredients to a large stockpot or dutch oven, and cover. Bring to a boil. Stir and reduce to a simmer.
  • Cook covered for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Cook until most of the liquid is gone and the chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove the lid, let the lo mein rest for 5 minutes before scooping and serving.


recipe adapted from The Wholesome Dish