One-Pot Chicken Chow Mein with Sesame Teriyaki

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one-pot chicken chow mein sesame teriyaki seasoning victoria gourmet recipe

My Chicken Chow Mein is as good as or better than take-out but it is made at home in less than 30 minutes!


1/3 cup soy sauce
1 lime, 1/2 juices and 1/2 cut into wedges
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
2 teaspoons sugar
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cubed
1/2 onion, diced
3 carrots, diced
3 cups green cabbage, shredded
2 packages ramen (discard seasoning packets)
2 cups chicken stock
1 bunch scallions, diced
1 cup cilantro, chopped

Recipe Info

Difficulty Level: 
Prep Time: 
10 minutes
Cook Time: 
30 minutes
Refrigeration Time: 
1 hour
Total Time: 
1 hour, 40 minutes
Serving size: 


1. In a zip-top bag add the soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, lime juice, Sesame Teriyaki seasoning and chicken. Toss to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour and up to 3 hours.
2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat add the chicken and 1/2 of the marinade, reserving the remainder. Sauté the chicken for 6-8 minutes or until internal temperate reaches 165ºF. Transfer the chicken to a plate.
3. In the same skillet over medium-high heat, add the remaining marinade, onions, carrots and cabbage. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until onions are translucent.
4. Add in the ramen noodles, wedging them between the vegetables. Cover ramen and vegetables with the stock. Cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until ramen is cooked.
5. Break up the ramen with a spoon. Stir in the chicken and juices to the ramen. Cover for 5 minutes allowing the chicken to warm. Serve with scallions, cilantro and lime wedges.


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Recipe Tip:
For a spicier chow mein top with Sriracha or chili garlic sauce.