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Chicken Lo Mein Recipe (Instant Pot)

Chicken Lo Mein Recipe made in the Instant Pot
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time3 minutes
Total Time18 minutes
Course: dinner, Side Diah
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, takeout
Servings: 2
Calories: 300kcal
Author: Matt Freund-Stuff Matty Cooks


  • 1 Pound Chicken in 1 inch pieces Breast or Tenderloin
  • 6 oz Lo Mein Noodles
  • 6 Tbsp. low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. Sesame Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Oyster Sauce (Optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp. Rice Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. Sweet Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. Red Chili Flakes
  • 2 Cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. Minced Ginger
  • 2 Cups Chicken Broth
  • 1 Rib Celery Sliced
  • 2 Scallions Cut in 2 inch pieces
  • 1 Carrot cut into matchsticks
  • 1 Red Pepper in thin slices Julienned
  • 2 Chopped Scallions for Garnish
  • 1/2 Cup Water to Adjust Consistency at end


  • Open Instant Pot and Put in all ingredients except red peppers.
  • First put in chicken then all veggies except the red peppers. Pour in sauce mixture. Make sure chicken is cut into small pieces so it cooks completely.
  • Break up noodles and place on top. DO NOT STIR THEM.
  • Fasten lid on to the Instant Pot close valve on the top of the Instant Pot. Push the PRESSURE COOKER button and set timer for 3 MINUTES.
  • When cooking time is complete do a QUICK RELEASE. Remove lid and stir and let sauce thicken for a few minutes.
  • Stir in Peppers and Half Chopped Scallions and wait for pepper to soften. About 3 to 5 mins. Then garnish with leftover chopped scallions
  • Enjoy.
  • Serves 2


Calories: 300kcal