Chicken Lo Mein

Lo mein is a wonderful Chinese dish with tasty noodles. It generally contains vegetables and some type of meat or seafood, usually beef, chicken or pork, shrimp. It is a fantastic dish that is filling and will have your guests very satisfied and asking for the recipe.

Ingredients

1/2 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast

Marinade:
2 Teaspoons Light Soy Sauce
1 Teaspoon Rice Wine or Dry Sherry
1/4 Teaspoon Sesame Seed oil
1 Teaspoon Cornstarch

Sauce:
3/4 Cup Chicken Broth
2 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
3/4 Teaspoon Sugar

Other:
1/2 Pound Chinese noodles
1 Cup Shredded Carrots
8 ounces Straw Mushrooms
3 Tablespoons Vegetable or Peanut Oil for stir-frying
1 Teaspoon Chopped Garlic
1/4 Teaspoon Salt
Salt and Pepper to taste

Preparation:

1. Cut the chicken into 2 inch thin strips.

2. Add the light soy sauce, rice wine or sherry, sesame oil and the cornstarch.

3. Marinate the chicken for 20 minutes.


4. Combine the sauce ingredients in a bowl and put aside.

5. Boil the noodles until they are tender but still firm.

6. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again.

7. Cut the carrot into thin strips to match the chicken.

8. Rinse the mushrooms thoroughly under cold water.

9. Drain thoroughly.

10. Heat 1 tbsp oil over medium high to high heat.

11. Add the garlic, stir-fry for a few seconds until aromatic.

12. Add the chicken.

13. Stir-fry the chicken until ¾ cooked.

14. If more oil is needed try adding 1 Tablespoon of water.

15. Remove the chicken.

16. Clean out the wok.

17. Heat 2 tablespoons oil and the salt in the wok.

18. Add the carrots and mushrooms.

19. Stir-fry for 1 minute.

20. Add the chicken.

21. Add the noodles, stirring to mix in with the other ingredients.

22. Add the sauce into the wok, mixing with the other ingredients.

23. Cook for 2 more minutes.

24. Taste and add salt or pepper if desired.

25. Serve hot.

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