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30-Minute Chicken and Veggie Chow Mein

Updated on March 24, 2013
Easy Chicken and Vegetable Chow Mein
Easy Chicken and Vegetable Chow Mein | Source
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Chow Mein is a stir-fried, noodle dish that has been enjoyed throughout the world for almost 100 years. It's also a meal that you can make quickly and effortlessly within the comfort of your own kitchen.

There are many varieties to this delicious, Chinese-cuisine and with a few basic ingredients you'll create a festive meal that your family will be complimenting for days. Below, is a, quick and tasty, 30-minute chicken and vegetable chow mein recipe, that's simple, yet delicious, and sure to be a family-pleaser.

Cook Time

Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 15 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: 6-8 servings
Chopped Chicken
Chopped Chicken | Source
Veggies
Veggies | Source

Ingredients

  • ¾ pounds thick spaghetti noodles, cooked
  • 1½ cups pre-cooked, chopped chicken, (two, pre-cooked chicken breasts can be purchased at your local deli)
  • 1½ cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsps low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp pure sesame seed oil
  • garlic powder, to taste
  • salt, to taste
Stir in the Noodles with Veggies
Stir in the Noodles with Veggies | Source
  1. Add olive oil and low-sodium soy sauce to a wok and heat.
  2. Pour in the frozen peas and begin to stir-fry approximately 6-8 minutes, or until soft.
  3. Pour in the sliced mushrooms and stir-fry with the peas for approximately 5 minutes, or until soft.
  4. Scoop in the cooked noodles, using a pasta fork, and gently mix into the veggies.
  5. Continue stirring in the noodles until mixed well with all the other ingredients, and then pour in the sesame seed oil and continue mixing.
  6. Add salt and garlic powder, to your taste.
  7. Lastly, pour in the chopped chicken and stir-fry with the veggies and noodles.

This simple, Asian cuisine provides a full and satisfying meal for your entire family to enjoy, and it takes such little effort. You can add egg rolls or wontons and even use chopsticks to make this an authentic culinary experience. Hopefully, you’ll enjoy these savory noodles as much as my family. Bon Appétit!

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Thelma, chow mein is so versatile, isn't it? Thank you for stopping by!

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      Thelma Alberts 4 years ago from Germany

      Yummy! I love Chow Mein in many ways. I have cooked similar to this. Thanks for sharing.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      moonlake, thank you for the vote up! Let me know how you like it if you do make it(-:

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      I never make chow mein and I don't know why. I will have to try your recipe. Looks very good. Voted up.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Hi titi6601, I don't think most realize how easy chow mein is to make. Hopefully, you get to partake in this meal. Thanks for your comments!

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      titi6601 4 years ago

      I love chow mein and didn't know it was this easy to make. Thank you for sharing.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Peggy W, thank you for your kind comments! If you get the chance to make this then please share your thoughts.

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      Peggy Woods 4 years ago from Houston, Texas

      This does sound quick and easy and I know that it would be delicious. Thanks! Up and useful votes.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Hi beingwell, thank you so much for sharing this recipe! I think you'll love this dish. And, it's so easy to make.

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      beingwell 4 years ago from Bangkok

      Wow! Voted up and sharing to my followers. I love noodle recipes. I'll see if I can make one of these at home.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      I hope you enjoy it titi6601. Thanks for checking it out!

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      titi6601 4 years ago

      I will try this recipe out. Thanks for sharing!

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Hi CharronsChatter, coming from a personal chef, I will take your comments as a true compliment. Thank you!

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      Karen Robiscoe 4 years ago from California

      Looks super, and nice, clean recipe set up!! :)

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Mommymay, this recipe tastes great with vegetables only. You will love it! Thank you for commenting.

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      Heather May 4 years ago from Ohio

      Thank you for this recipe! It is great that it will be so easy to alter for me! I can omit the chicken! woohoo. Thanks!

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Brett, thanks for your comments. It is so easy to prepare. I hope you do make it!

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      Brett Caulton 4 years ago from Thailand

      I love this dish and haven't had it for ages (not available over here). May have to try this and make it myself ...

      Shared, up and useful.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Thank you Insightful Tiger. I hope you put this dish on your list. It's so easy and delicious, your family will love it. Thanks for stopping by!

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      Insightful Tiger 4 years ago

      Looks delicious! I was in need of some inspiration for when I go grocery shopping tomorrow. Thank you!

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Hi janetwrites, thank you for stopping by. I love noodles too. And it is so easy to vary the recipes. Thanks for your comments!

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      Janet Giessl 4 years ago from Georgia country

      Thank you for sharing this great recipe. I love noodles.

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      Hi Vacation Trip, it is quite delicious. We just finished the remainder of it for dinner tonight. Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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      Susan 4 years ago from India

      This is simply mouth watering, Thanks for sharing this recipe. Voted up

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      Tirralan Watkins 4 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

      LOL! Billy, I am tired of cooking, that's why I keep posting these quick and simple recipes. But, if I'm ever in the WA I sure will whip you up something in the kitchen! (-: Thanks for the comments.

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      Listen, if you ever get tired of cooking down in California you are always welcome up here in our kitchen. Just sayin'. :) Great recipe!