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Healthy Chicken Lo Mein

This easy chicken lo mein doesn't lack in flavor but it is lower sodium, refined-sugar free, and loaded with healthy vegetables!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chicken, gluten free
Servings 5 servings


  • 8-9 oz. fettuccini or lo mein noodles about 4-5 cups cooked
  • 2 lbs chicken breasts 2 large breasts. About 4 cups sliced
  • sprinkle sea salt and freshly ground pepper to season chicken
  • 1 ¾ cups red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 ¼ cup carrots about 2 carrots thinly sliced
  • 1 ¼ cup yellow onion thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon minced garlic
  • optional 2 cups broccoli sliced
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil split
  • optional topping of ground red pepper flakes or chili sauce

For the Sauce

  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup liquid aminos or coconut aminos, soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon freshy grated ginger I grate mine from frozen
  • 3 teaspoon arrowroot powder option for more if you want a thicker sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil to add at end of heating sauce


  • Cut all vegetables and set aside (keep garlic separate).
  • Slice chicken breasts in half long ways to fillet open. Thinly slice chicken into strips.
  • Cook noodles per instructions. Typically boil water, add noodles and cook for about 12 minutes for fettuccini and 5-6 minutes for lo mein. Drain, and rinse with cold water to stop cook. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, combine all ingredients for the sauce (except for sesame oil) in a small saucepan. Heat stove to low-medium heat and cook for about 20 minutes or until a simmer (stirring occasionally). Turn off burner and add ½ teaspoon sesame oil, combine.
  • While sauce cooks, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet and heat to medium heat. Once hot, add chicken, season with sea salt and pepper, and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic to skillet and continue cooking for another 10 minutes or until cooked. Drain liquids as they build up. Set chicken aside but keep burner on.
  • In the same skillet add 1-2 tablespoon olive oil and all vegetables. Sauté for about 5-6 minutes covered. Add sauce and chicken and combine together to cook for another few minutes.
  • Option to mix noodles in with dish to serve or serve chicken and vegetables over noodles.
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