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Sweet And Spicy Chicken Lo Mein

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The sweet and spicy chicken lo mein is cooked with chinese noodles with chicken breasts. Prepared with a sauce of soy sauce and molasses with rice wine vinegar, the noodles are toosed with vegetables like ginger root, onions, red pepper and snow peas with cilantro for a fresh and spicy taste.
Ingredients
  Linguine/Chinese noodles 1 Pound (500 gram)
  Chicken breast boneless skinless 1 Pound, thinly sliced
  Soy sauce 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Cornstarch 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
For sauce
  Homemade chicken stock/Water 250 Milliliter
  Rice vinegar 75 Milliliter (1/3 cup)
  Soy sauce 45 Milliliter (3 tablespoon)
  Rice wine 25 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)
  Brown sugar 45 Milliliter (3 tablespoon)
  Molasses 25 Milliliter (2 tablespoon)
  Sesame oil 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
For cooking
  Vegetable oil 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), finely chopped
  Chopped ginger root 15 Milliliter (1 tablespoon, fresh)
  Green onions 5 , chopped
  Hot chili paste 1 Teaspoon
  Leek/Small onion 1 , trimmed and thinly sliced
  Carrot 1 , grated
  Sweet red pepper 1 , thinly sliced
  Snow peas 1⁄4 Pound, sliced (125 gram)
  Chopped fresh cilantro 50 Milliliter (1/4 cup)
Directions

Bring large pot of water to boil.
Add Chinese noodles and cook for 2 minutes.
(If you are using regular linguine, cook until tender but firm.) Rinse with cold water and drain well Meanwhile, in bowl, combine chicken with soy sauce and cornstarch.
Reserve.
To make sauce, combine all sauce ingredients in bowl and reserve.
Just before serving, heat vegetable oil in wok or large, deep non-stick skillet.
Add chicken and stir-fry just until it loses i raw appearance.
Add garlic, ginger, green onions and chili paste.
Stir-fry for 1 minute.
Add leek, carrot and red pepper.
Cook for 3 to 4 minutes, just until vegetables wilt.
Stir up sauce and add to skillet.
Bring to boil.
Cook for 1 minute.
Add snow peas and noodles.
Toss well to reheat.
Add cilantro.
Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Servings: 
6

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