Have you ever craved a comforting bowl of Chicken Chow Mein? Maybe you're looking to recreate that takeout experience or reminisce on a favorite childhood dish. Whatever the reason, you're in luck–we’ve gathered 16 of the best Chicken Chow Mein recipes to make your next meal a noodle-filled night.
From classic chicken chow mein to lighter variations, these recipes provide a range of flavors and textures. All can easily be made with simple pantry ingredients and are perfect for busy weeknight dinners.
So the next time you’re in the mood for a noodle dish, whip up one of these fantastic Chicken Chow Mein recipes!
Chicken Chow Mein
This chow mein is just like what you get at your favorite Chinese restaurant! It's made with tender noodles, fresh sauteed veggies, lean chicken, and a simple savory sauce. A crave-worthy dinner!
Cook the refrigerated chow mein noodles as per package instructions, then set aside.
Heat 1 Tbsp vegetable oil in a wok or large, deep non-stick skillet over moderately high heat.
Add marinated teriyaki chicken to the skillet, making sure to leave some space between the pieces for better browning, and cook for 3-4 minutes. Turn the chicken and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until cooked through. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
Lower the heat slightly and add the remaining 1 Tbsp vegetable oil to the skillet. Add celery and sauté for 3 minutes.
Add in cabbage and sauté for 2 minutes, then add carrots, green onions, garlic, and minced ginger, sautéing for another 1-2 minutes or until the veggies are crisp-tender.
Mix the cooked chow mein noodles and cooked chicken into the skillet with the vegetables. Pour the store-bought teriyaki sauce over the top and toss all ingredients to combine evenly. Drizzle with sesame oil and toss once more.
Serve your Ultimate Chicken Chow Mein warm and enjoy the delectable flavors!
Chow Mein is usually relegated to being a side dish, but my fresh take on these classic Chinese-American noodles upgrades them to main dish status. With big chunks of juicy chicken and a rainbow of crispy, crunchy and flavorful vegetables, the noodles bring everything together in a savory tangle of ...