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Chicken Lo Mein

 
One serving costs about $1.77

$1.77 per serving

2 people like this recipe

2 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

2 dairy-free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:84%

Spoonacular Score: 84%

 

Chicken Lo Mein might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 401 calories, 28g of protein, and 8g of fat. This recipe serves 2 and costs $1.77 per serving. Not a lot of people made this recipe, and 2 would say it hit the spot. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a dairy free diet. A mixture of bean sprouts, bok choy, carrot, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 85%. This score is super. Try Pancit canton (a.k.a. lo mein or chow mein), Chicken Lo Mein, and Chicken Lo Mein for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1 cup
1 cup bean sprouts
bean sprouts
1 cup
1 cup bok choy
bok choy
0.5 cup
0.5 cup carrot
carrot
2 cups
2 cups cooked spaghetti
cooked spaghetti
1 clove
1 clove garlic
garlic
2 tsps
2 tsps ginger
ginger
0.5 cup
0.5 cup low sodium chicken broth
low sodium chicken broth
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
low sodium soy sauce
0.5 cup
0.5 cup mushrooms
mushrooms
2 tsps
2 tsps peanut oil
peanut oil
4
4  scallions
scallions
5 ounces
5 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast
skinless boneless chicken breast
1 cup bean sprouts
1 cup
bean sprouts
1 cup bok choy
1 cup
bok choy
0.5 cup carrot
0.5 cup
carrot
2 cups cooked spaghetti
2 cups
cooked spaghetti
1 clove garlic
1 clove
garlic
2 tsps ginger
2 tsps
ginger
0.5 cup low sodium chicken broth
0.5 cup
low sodium chicken broth
1 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce
1 Tbsp
low sodium soy sauce
0.5 cup mushrooms
0.5 cup
mushrooms
2 tsps peanut oil
2 tsps
peanut oil
4  scallions
4
scallions
5 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast
5 ounces
skinless boneless chicken breast

Equipment

frying pan
frying pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat oil; add ginger and garlic and cook over medium heat for 1 minute. Add chicken and carrot; cook over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until chicken is lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add remaining ingredients except noodles; cook, stirring constantly, until carrot is tender-crisp, about 3 minutes. Stir in noodles and cook until heated through, about 1 minute.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $1.77
Ingredient
1 cup bean sprouts
1 cup bok choy
½ cups carrot
2 cups cooked spaghetti
1 clove garlic
2 teaspoons ginger
½ cups low sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
½ cups mushrooms
2 teaspoons peanut oil
4 scallions
5 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast
Price
$0.48
$0.20
$0.11
$0.23
$0.07
$0.02
$0.36
$0.16
$0.27
$0.06
$0.32
$1.26
$3.54

Tips

Health Tips

  • Some bouillon/stock products contain gluten, some don't. If you are following a gluten-free diet, always read product labels carefully.

  • You can easily replace regular noodles with whole wheat noodles to add a little extra fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals to this dish. Just don't make the mistake of assuming that because the pasta is whole wheat, you can eat as much as you want. The calories and the effect on your blood sugar is not so drastically different!

  • Before you pass up garlic because you don't want the bad breath that comes with it, keep in mind that the compounds that cause garlic breath also offer a lot of health benefits. Garlic has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. If you really want to get the most health benefits out of your garlic, choose Spanish garlic, which contains the most allicin (one of garlic's most beneficial compounds).

Cooking Tips

  • Carrots can be stored in the fridge for 2 to 3 weeks. The starch in the carrots will turn to sugar over time, but this is not a problem, they'll just taste sweeter. The academy lesson about carrots contains more useful information.

  • You might have heard that you should never wash mushrooms. Before you spend your precious time wiping down mushroom after mushroom with a towel, you should probably know that this is mostly a myth. While mushrooms can absorb a little water if you soak them long enough, the amount absorbed from a quick wash is not going to have much of an impact on your dish.

  • The best method for cooking pasta is pretty controversial, but most sources seem to reach a consensus. Check out our lesson on how to cook pasta in the academy.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • Good news for mushroom lovers: according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), mushrooms are pretty "clean" when it comes to pesticide residue, so you do not have to splurge on extra-expensive organic mushrooms (unless you want to!)

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
401k Calories
28g Protein
7g Total Fat
54g Carbs
47% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
401k
20%

Fat
7g
12%

  Saturated Fat
1g
9%

Carbohydrates
54g
18%

  Sugar
6g
7%

Cholesterol
45mg
15%

Sodium
421mg
18%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
28g
57%

Vitamin A
7181IU
144%

Selenium
62µg
90%

Vitamin K
87µg
83%

Vitamin B3
10mg
55%

Vitamin B6
0.84mg
42%

Manganese
0.77mg
39%

Vitamin C
30mg
38%

Phosphorus
341mg
34%

Folate
94µg
24%

Potassium
813mg
23%

Fiber
5g
23%

Vitamin B2
0.35mg
21%

Iron
3mg
21%

Copper
0.41mg
21%

Magnesium
76mg
19%

Vitamin B5
1mg
19%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Zinc
1mg
12%

Calcium
92mg
9%

Vitamin E
1mg
9%

Vitamin B12
0.21µg
4%

covered percent of daily need

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