Quick & Easy Spicy Chicken Lo Mein

You can have this family favorite Spicy Chicken Lo Mein recipe on the table in less than half an hour. This quick and easy Asian-inspired recipe is kid-friendly and so simple to make when you’re trying to get dinner made in a hurry.

bowl of quick and easy spicy chicken lo mein with bowl of green onions in the background

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Why You and Your Family Will Love Spicy Chicken Lo Mein

  • This recipe is so easy to customize to your family’s tastes.  Don’t like spicy? Switch out the Sweet Chili Sauce for Teriyaki or Orange Sauce for a milder version of this dish.
  • You can also bulk up the veggies by adding snow peas, broccoli, or bean sprouts to the mixture.
  • Spicy Chicken Lo Mein is ready in less than 30-minutes – making is a quick and easy weeknight meal idea when you’re in a hurry. 
bowl of quick and easy spicy chicken lo mein with bowl of green onions in the background

What You’ll Need to Make Spicy Chicken Lo Mein

  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, chopped into ½ inch pieces
  • ½ large onion of your choice, diced
  • 1 bottle (11.8 oz) Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 10 oz bag matchstick carrots
  • 12 oz box of thin spaghetti noodles
  • 2 green onion, diced

How to Make Quick & Easy Spicy Chicken Lo Mein

bowl of quick and easy spicy chicken lo mein with bowl of green onions in the background

Step One

  • Boil water and cook the thin spaghetti noodles according to the package directions.
  • Once done cooking, drain and set the noodles aside.

Step Two

  • While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil over high heat in a large skillet and sauté the chicken and onion for about 5 minutes.  The chicken should be seared on all sides and the onions should be softened by this point.

Step Three

  • Next, add the matchstick carrots.
  • Pour the Sweet Chili Sauce over the chicken and veggie mixture and stir to coat.
  • Let everything simmer over medium heat for another 7-10 minutes, until the chicken is completely cooked.

Step Four

  • Stir the cooked noodles into the chicken mixture.
  • Divide the Spicy Chicken Lo Mein amongst 4 bowls and top with the diced green onions.
bowl of quick and easy spicy chicken lo mein with bowl of green onions in the background

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Quick & Easy Spicy Chicken Lo Mein

Print Recipe
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:15 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into ½ inch pieces
  • ½ large onion of your choice diced
  • 1 bottle 11.8 oz Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 10 oz bag matchstick carrots
  • 12 oz box of thin spaghetti noodles
  • 2 green onion diced

Instructions

  • Step OneBoil water and cook the thin spaghetti noodles according to the package directions.
  • Once done cooking, drain, and set the noodles aside.
  • Step TwoWhile the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil over high heat in a large skillet and sauté the chicken and onion for about 5 minutes.  The chicken should be seared on all sides and the onions should be softened by this point.
  • Step ThreeNext, add the matchstick carrots.
  • Pour the Sweet Chili Sauce over the chicken and veggie mixture and stir to coat.
  • Let everything simmer over medium heat for another 7-10 minutes, until the chicken is completely cooked.
  • Step FourStir the cooked noodles into the chicken mixture.
  • Divide the Spicy Chicken Lo Mein amongst 4 bowls and top with the diced green onions.

Notes

You can have this family favorite Spicy Chicken Lo Mein recipe on the table in less than half an hour. This quick and easy Asian-inspired recipe is kid-friendly and so simple to make when you're trying to get dinner made in a hurry.
Course: Dinner
Servings: 4
Author: Snug and Cozy Life

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