Chow mein is a traditional Chinese dish with egg noodles and stir-fried vegetables. You may substitute the spaghetti with rice or rice noodles. This recipe adds chicken as the choice of meat.

Chicken Chow Mein Recipe

A traditional Chinese dish with egg noodles and stir-fried vegetables.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 201 kcal


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken thighs
  • 12 oz dry spaghetti
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 carrot peeled and grated
  • cups cabbage shredded
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup chicken broth


  • Cook spaghetti in 2 liters of water with a tbsp. of salt until al dente. Drain.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry chicken and onion for about 12 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and move to one side in pan.
  • Add garlic, ginger, carrot and cabbage and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Pour soy sauce and broth over. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Mix and combine with spaghetti.


Calories: 201kcalCarbohydrates: 7gProtein: 24gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 108mgSodium: 981mgPotassium: 459mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2602IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 2mg
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