One-Pot Chicken Chow Mein

Published on
September 22, 2023
My Chicken Chow Mein is as good as or better than take-out and is ready-to-eat in less than 30 minutes!
One-pot wonder of Chicken chow mein.
Prep Time:
10 Minutes
Cook Time:
30 Minutes
Difficulty Level:

4 teaspoons Sesame Teriyaki Seasoning

1/3 cup soy sauce

1 lime, 1/2 juiced and 1/2 cut into wedges

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

2 teaspoons sugar

1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed

1/2 onion, diced

3 carrots, diced

3 cups green cabbage, shredded

2 packages ramen (discard seasoning packets)

2 cups chicken stock

1 bunch scallions, diced

1 cup cilantro, chopped


1. In a bowl or zip-top bag add the Sesame Teriyaki seasoning, soy sauce, lime juice, sesame oil, and chicken. Toss to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour and up to 3 hours.

2. In a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat add the chicken and 1/2 of the marinade, reserving the remainder. Sauté the chicken for 6-8 minutes or until internal temperate reaches 165ºF. Transfer the chicken to a plate.

3. In the same pan over medium-high heat, add the remaining marinade, onions, carrots and cabbage. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until onions are translucent.

4. Add in the ramen noodles and stock. Simmer for 8-10 minutes or until ramen is just tender.

5. Break up the ramen with a spoon. Stir in the chicken and juices to the ramen. Cook for 5 minutes allowing the chicken to warm. Serve with scallions, cilantro and lime wedges.

Recipe Tip:
For a spicier chow mein top with Sriracha or chili garlic sauce.
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