Sesame Chicken Chow Mein

Nutty sesame pairs perfectly with chicken and vegetables in this easy Chinese chow mein.

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  • Servings: 2 to 3

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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces yellow Chinese egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seed oil
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut 1/2-inch thick
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

How to make this recipe

  1. Cook noodles according to package instructions. Rinse under cold water, drain and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin, rice vinegar, sesame seed oil, brown sugar and water. Set sauce mixture aside.
  3. Heat large pan or wok over medium-high heat. Add the oil, and then stir in the garlic, onion and ginger. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the garlic and onions are soft and fragrant.
  4. Stir in the chicken and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until the chicken is browned and nearly cooked through.
  5. Stir in the carrot and celery. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Add the noodles and sauce mixture. Toss everything together until combined and heated through, about 2 minutes. Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and serve hot.
Contributed By Photo © Todd Porter & Diane Cu Published August 2013





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