Thursday, April 11, 2013

Chicken Lo Mein

This was featured on Studio 5 the other day so I thought I would try it out. (http://studio5.ksl.com/)
We Loved it!
My husband is not a Chinese food type of guy, but this recipe is definitely family friendly for anyone. I agree that most people will like it.
Also, don't forget it is super fast and easy to make!


Pineapple Chicken Lo Mein

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 T minced fresh gingerroot or 1-1/2 tsp dry ground ginger
  • 3 T canola oil, divided
  • 2 medium carrots, julienned
  • 1 medium green pepper, julienned
  • 8 ounces spaghetti, cooked and drained (this can be any kind of spagetti noodles)
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 T cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup of your favorite teriyaki sauce (I like Soy Vay Very Very Teriyaki)
  • 1 T sesame seeds
  • Cilantro, for garnish- optional

Method:

Drain pineapple, reserving 1/3 cup juice (discarding remaining juice or save for another use); set pineapple aside. In a large skillet, cook the chicken, garlic and ginger over medium heat in 2 tablespoons oil for 6 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Stir in the carrots, green pepper and pineapple. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Stir in spaghetti and onions.

In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, soy sauce, reserved pineapple juice and remaining oil until smooth. Gradually add to chicken mixture. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in teriyaki sauce and sprinkle with sesame seeds & fresh cilantro.

Recipe adapted from Taste of Home 

6 comments:

kitty said...

Hi Kimberli, it's so nice to meet you. I'm following you back :)
This recipe sounds so good!

Kimberli B. said...

Thank you so much Kitty! Hope you enjoy!

Kimberli

Shauna Smart said...

I love Chicken Lo Mein!!! I'd love for you to link up a few yummy recipes at my weekend link party@The Weekend re-Treat! if you haven’t already yet this weekend on The Best Blog Recipes!

Hope to see you there!

Shauna
http://thebestblogrecipes.blogspot.com/

Paula Jones said...

Pinned. Thanks for sharing at Sat. Dishes ~ Paula

Becca Acker said...

Thanks for sharing this healthy recipe at A Humble Bumble, Kimberli. Btw... cute profile pic! :)

Kimberli B. said...

Thank you so much Becca! Thanks for letting me link up at A Humble Bumble!

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