Stir up some Easy Chicken Lo Mein with chicken, crunchy peppers and a creamy smooth peanut sauce. Try your hand at making a classic Chinese takeout menu item in just 25 minutes. Easy Chicken Lo Mein is a Healthy Living recipe that's loaded up with plenty of tasty veggies.
1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen bell pepper and onion strips, thawed, drained
1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup lite soy sauce
2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
2 Tbsp. chopped cocktail peanuts
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Let's Make It
Cook spaghetti in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, heat dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken and garlic; stir-fry 5 min. or until chicken is no longer pink. Add vegetables, broth and peanut butter; stir-fry 3 to 4 min. or until chicken is done.
Drain spaghetti; return to pan. Add chicken mixture and soy sauce; mix lightly.
Spoon onto platter; top with cilantro and nuts.
Prepare using multi-grain spaghetti, and substituting 2 thinly sliced green onions for the cilantro.
Spicy Chicken Lo Mein: Add 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper to the hot dressing along with the chicken and garlic. Pork Lo Mein: Substitute 1 lb. pork tenderloin, cut into strips, for the chicken, and fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth for the chicken broth.
To make the lo mein easier to serve and eat, break the spaghetti in half before cooking.
Enjoy all the flavor of takeout with this quick-and-simple low-fat, low-calorie alternative. Eating right never tasted so good!
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 40g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
6 servings, about 1-1/3 cups each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.