Simple & Flavorful Homemade Chicken Lo Mein











Whip up this quick, savory, and satisfying Chicken Lo Mein right in your kitchen! Packed with tender chicken, fresh veggies, and delicious noodles coated in a rich oriental sauce, it's a crowd-pleaser that's perfect for a family dinner or meal prep.


Step 1: Prepare the Ingredients

Start by gathering all your ingredients. It's always easier to cook when everything is prepped and ready to go. Mince your garlic and ginger, slice the chicken breast thinly, and julienne your carrot. This initial step sets the stage for a smooth cooking experience.
Pro Tip: Cut the chicken into very thin slices to ensure quick and even cooking.

Step 2: Sauté the Aromatics

Heat the oil in a large non-stick skillet over a medium flame. Add the minced ginger and garlic to the skillet, cooking them for about a minute until they're fragrant but not browned. The aroma at this point is absolutely divine, laying down a flavorful foundation for what's to come.
Pro Tip: Keep the heat moderate to prevent burning the garlic, as it can add a bitter flavor to the dish.

Step 3: Cook Chicken and Carrot

Introduce the thinly sliced chicken and julienned carrot to the skillet. The heat should be adjusted to medium-high, allowing the chicken to cook thoroughly and the carrots to reach a tender-crisp texture. Stir occasionally, and watch as the ingredients start to caramelize slightly, around 2 minutes.
Pro Tip: Stirring occasionally prevents the chicken from sticking to the pan and ensures even cooking.

Step 4: Combine Remaining Ingredients

Pour in the chicken broth, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sprinkle the cornstarch over the contents of the skillet. Stir everything vigorously to ensure the cornstarch is dissolved and the sauces combine into a velvety consistency that will coat the noodles and veggies beautifully. The mixture thickens slightly, enveloping the ingredients in a glossy, flavorful sauce, ready for the final touch.
Pro Tip: Dissolve the cornstarch in a little bit of water before adding for an even consistency without clumps.

Step 5: Toss in the Noodles

Finally, add the cooked pasta to the skillet, turning the heat down to low. Toss everything together to ensure the noodles are well coated in the sauce and heated through. This last step marries all the components of your Chicken Lo Mein, making every bite a perfect mix of flavors and textures.
Pro Tip: Use tongs to toss the noodles and mix evenly with the sauce and ingredients.