Chicken Lo Mein with Bok Choy & Hoisin-Chile Sauce

Chicken Lo Mein

with Bok Choy & Hoisin-Chile Sauce

20 MIN
4 Servings
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Tossed with Asian-inspired ingredients like hoisin, sesame oil, and our flavorful black bean-chile sauce, delightfully springy noodles blend seamlessly with tender pieces of chicken and crisp bok choy. Sweet roasted peppers and a garnish of sesame seeds round out the dish with more varied flavor and texture.

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Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:

Heat a large pot of salted water to boiling on high. Wash and dry the bok choy. Cut off and discard the root end, then thinly slice. In a bowl, combine the black bean-chile sauce, sesame oil, hoisin sauce, vinegar, and 1/2 cup water.

Cook the chicken:
2 Cook the chicken:

Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Turn off the heat.

Start the noodles:
3 Start the noodles:

While the chicken cooks, carefully separate the noodles and add to the pot of boiling water. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

Finish & serve your dish:
4 Finish & serve your dish:

Add the cooked chicken, sliced bok choy, peppers, and sauce to the pot of cooked noodles. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the finished chicken and noodles garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy!

Tips from Home Chefs

Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:
1 Prepare the ingredients & make the sauce:

Heat a large pot of salted water to boiling on high. Wash and dry the bok choy. Cut off and discard the root end, then thinly slice. In a bowl, combine the black bean-chile sauce, sesame oil, hoisin sauce, vinegar, and 1/2 cup water.

2 Cook the chicken:

Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Season with salt and pepper. In a large pan (nonstick, if you have one), heat a drizzle of olive oil on medium-high until hot. Add the seasoned chicken in an even layer. Cook, without stirring, 3 to 4 minutes, or until lightly browned. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until the chicken is cooked through. Turn off the heat.

Cook the chicken:
Start the noodles:
3 Start the noodles:

While the chicken cooks, carefully separate the noodles and add to the pot of boiling water. Cook, stirring occasionally, 3 to 4 minutes, or until tender. Turn off the heat. Drain thoroughly and return to the pot.

4 Finish & serve your dish:

Add the cooked chicken, sliced bok choy, peppers, and sauce to the pot of cooked noodles. Cook on medium-high, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 minutes, or until thoroughly combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve the finished chicken and noodles garnished with the sesame seeds. Enjoy!

Finish & serve your dish:
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