This is a recipe that uses Sesame Seed Oil in two ways, both to saute, and as a seasoning for the noodles.
This simple Lo Mein recipe uses Sesame Seed Oil in two ways, both to saute, and as a seasoning for the noodles.

For a quick, easy and super delicious Asian recipe, try this simple Chicken Lo Mein!



1 pound boneless chicken thighs, breast meat, or lean pork cut into bite sized pieces

1 box spaghetti noodles (of your choice.) Our family likes “Barilla Plus” multigrain thin spaghetti noodles in the gold colored box. They hold up well in this dish, and are high in protein and have a lower glycemic index than regular pasta.

1/2 – 1 pound carrots peeled and sliced on the bias or baby carrots

1 small head cabbage (choose one as dark green as possible), roughly chopped

3/4 cup lite soy sauce (divided)

1/2 tsp garlic powder or a couple cloves of chopped garlic

2 Tbsp (approximately) dark or light sesame seed oil

2 Tbsp Cornstarch

2 cups chicken broth – I like “Better than Bullion” paste, reconstituted with water

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Pour 1/2 cup of the lite soy sauce over chicken or pork add 1/2 tsp garlic powder, set aside.

Cook spaghetti al dente’ (just enough to retain a somewhat firm texture) , drain and toss with 1 tablespoon of sesame oil and set aside.

Heat large skillet over medium high heat, coat the skillet with 1 – 2 teaspoons of sesame oil
Add the marinated meat and the carrots.
Stir until meat is brown and carrots are just tender.

Turn the temperature down to medium

Mix the cold chicken broth with cornstarch. Stir it into chicken and carrots. Add the chopped cabbage and cover for about five minutes, until cabbage wilts.

About five minutes before you are ready to eat, stir in the spaghetti noodles, sprinkle with remaining soy sauce or to taste.

Stir well until sauce coats the noodles, and it is heated through.

Enjoy an easy and healthy Lo Mein dinner soon!



5 thoughts on “LO MEIN

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  • February 3, 2015 at 1:33 am

    My favorite Lo Mien recipe! So easy & delicious!!!

    • February 3, 2015 at 5:16 pm

      Thanks, Rachel! So happy that you like it!

  • September 5, 2019 at 7:35 am

    The LoMein recipe was very good and easy peasy. I used Dream Fields Spagetti as the there is only 4 grams of digestible carbs in it. Everything else was the same as listed. Really enjoyed this recipe.
    Rated: * * * * * (5 stars)

    • September 16, 2019 at 10:43 pm

      I use Dreamfields also most of the time, but also like the way Barilla Plus stays a little firmer. Both are good. Thanks for the 5 star rating!!


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