Chicken Lo Mein – Easy Homemade Chicken Lo Mein Recipe

This easy Chicken Lo Mein with Egg Noodles, Carrots, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Peas, Chicken, and delicious soy sauce flavor can be made in just 25 Minutes. This Lo Mein Chicken is way better than your Favorite Chinese Takeouts.

Chicken Lo Mein

There are many recipes that I have made which you can replace and have a healthier homemade takeout like Sweet and Sour Chicken, and many others. But this Chicken Lo Mein that we are making today is something different and I am sure you will like it.

What is Chicken Lo Mein?

Easy Chicken Lo Mein

Well, that’s an important question! Basically, Lo mein is simplified traditional Chinese dish made with egg noodles. It contains all different vegetables and some type of seafood or meat, usually chicken, beef, pork, shrimp or wontons (Chinese dumpling). It can also be eaten with just vegetables.

Sauce Used in Lo Mein

We will use Soy sauce when tossing the chicken and vegetable as the last to get that slightly sweet and amazing flavor. Use sesame oil to cook the egg noddles so that the noodles did not stick together when the tossing of the ingredients will be done. Finally, hoisin sauce – is a thick, fragrant sauce commonly used in Chinese cuisine as a glaze for meat, an addition to stir-fries, or as a dipping sauce.

Authentic Chicken Lo Mein

This Chicken Lo Mein recipe is very versatile! You can use any vegetables you have handy like mushrooms, peppers, broccoli or whatever is there in your fridge. Just throw them all together and every time you change the vegetables you will get a different flavor. This can be actually good because you will not get bored, and changing vegetables will keep the tongue taste.

For the chicken part, you can use grilled chicken or any chicken leftover you have. Or simply replace chicken with beef for an amazing beef lo mein, pork or seafood like shrimp.

Homemade chicken lo mein

What is the difference between Lo Mein and Chow Mein?

The main difference between chow mein and lo mein is the methods used to make these stir-fry noodles are different. Both lo mein and chow mein use wheat-flour egg noodles. More lo mein noodles are boiled to softness and authentic chow mein noodles are fried to crispness. When it comes to nutrition value, both have pretty much the same, but the ingredients used when stir-frying decides the healthiness of both chow mein or lo mein dish.

Chicken Lo Mein Recipe

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Serves 4


Chicken Lo Mein

This easy Chicken Lo Mein with Egg Noodles, Carrots, Bell Peppers, Broccoli, Peas, Chicken, and delicious soy sauce flavor can be made in just 25 Minutes. This Lo Mein Chicken is way better than your Favorite Chinese Takeouts.

10 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

35 minTotal Time

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  • 8 ounce lo mein noodles
  • 1 Lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 head broccoli, cut into small florets
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 cup carrot, peeled and grated
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce


  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions. Drain and toss with sesame oil to coat.
  2. In a large skillet add canola oil over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper and broccoli and cook for 6-7 minutes until tender.
  3. Stir in chicken and cook for 8 minutes until golden and no longer pink for inside.
  4. Add cooked noodles, carrots, hoisin sauce, snow peas, and soy sauce and toss all together.
  5. Serve!


Main Course
Stir Frying
seafood free
treenut free
mustard free



368 cal


10 g


34 g


33 g
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  1. Very good. I added more hoisin sauce ( 1/2 c instead of 1/4 c) and it turned out ok. I like that it’s easy to substitute different vegetables and meat. It’s a great weekday dinner for this working mom!

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