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Chicken Lo Mein

Chinese egg noodles recipe

Recipe by Mr. Chef of

A soft noodle recipe that everybody loves. You can substitute the chicken with any meat or shrimp

Ingredients non vegetarian 4 servings

    • ½ pound egg noodles
    • ½ pound Chicken pieces
    • 1 tsp. cornstarch
    • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
    • 1 tsp. cooking wine
    • 1 clove garlic, crushed

    for sauce mixture

    • 1 tbsp cornstarch
    • 1 c. chicken stock
    • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • 1 stalk green onion,diced
    • 2 tbsp. oil


    What is lo mein? How does this differ from Chowmein? Chow Mein comes from the word Chow (or Chao) meaning fried and the word Mein (or Mian) meaning noodles, specifically flour and egg noodles. So, Chow Mein is just fried noodles. Lo Mein is tossed noodles (where the noodles are not mixed with the rest of the stuff in the pan) 

    1. Par boil fresh egg noodles for 3 minutes.  Rinse with cold water and drain. Heat a pot of water separately.
    2. Slice chicken into 1/8-inch strips.  Marinate
      for 15 minutes in cornstarch, soy sauce, wine and garlic. 
    3. Mix all ingredients for the sauce mixture. 
    4. Heat 2 tbsp oil  in a wok (nonstick karahi). Add garlic; brown and discard.  Add chicken and salt. Stir until 3/4 done. 
    5. Add sauce mixture and quickly stir until thickened. 
    6. Add green onions and sesame oil.  Mix well and keep warm. 
    7. Drop noodles into hot water.  Stir for a minute to heat.  Drain well. 
    8. Pour meat and sauce over noodles.


    Hinu Ali

    hey.. can u please write the ingredients in urdu/hindi... bcoz i live in pakistan... in a bit backward area here one cant find the ingredients with english names .. so please write the urdu names in brackets please.....

    nilesh raje

    any substitute for oyster sauce?????????????

    Bilquis Yusuff

    My kids were missing the Lo Mein noodles we had in Philadelphia. When I came across this recipe, I atonce tried it ... wow ,it was just superb & my kids loved it ! Thanks Mr.Chef .


    though the recipe is good but the the instructions should be made a bit simple