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One Pot Chicken Lo Mein

One Pot Chicken Lo Mein is a Noodle dish packed with classic Asian Flavor.  The sauce, Lo Mein noodles and chicken cook all together in the same pot, at the same time! Made in either the Instant Pot or on the stovetop, add in your favorite veggies like snow peas, carrots and zucchini to make this a hearty, filling One Pot Meal!
Course Main Dish
Keyword chicken lo mein, dump and start, easy dinner, fast dinner, instant pot, instant pot lo Mein, instant pot noodle, Instant Pot pasta, instant pot recipe, lo mein, lo mein recipe, noodle meal, noodle pasta, one pot meal
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 -6 servings
Author Karli Bitner

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp canola oil
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp minced garlic dried
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb 8 oz Chinese Noodles
  • 4-6 chicken tenders
  • 12 oz bag stir fry vegetables

Instructions

  • For the Instant Pot: Whisk together the chicken broth, soy sauce, canola oil, sesame oil, minced garlic, ground ginger and cornstarch in the liner of your Instant Pot.
  • Break the Chinese noodles in half, and submerge them into the liquid, insuring all of the noodles are covered by liquid.
  • Place the chicken tenders on top of the uncooked noodles. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Close the lid and turn the knob to sealing.
  • Cook on Manual (pressure cook) HIGH for 3 minutes, NPR 6 minutes before quick releasing the remaining pressure.
  • Remove the lid, quickly remove the chicken, add in the stir fry vegetables, give everything a quick stir and then replace the lid, setting the vent to sealing. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes, or until the veggies are steamed to your liking.
  • Slice the chicken into bite sized pieces. Add the chicken to the pot after the veggies finish steaming. Stir to combine and serve.
  • For the Stovetop: Combine the chicken broth, soy sauce, canola oil, sesame oil, minced garlic, ground ginger and cornstarch in a large pot.
  • Place the chicken tenders on the bottom of the pot, layering the Chinese noodles on top.
  • Bring the pot to a boil and then reduce the heat and simmer for 5-7 minutes or until most of the liquid is gone and the chicken is cooked through.
  • Remove the chicken from the pot. Slice the chicken into bite sized pieces.
  • Add in the stir fry vegetables and give give everything a quick stir. Cover with a lid and let it sit for 5-10 minutes or until veggies are cooked to your liking.
  • Stir in the chicken chunks and serve.