When mama's chow mein recipe is on the table, you'll never crave takeout again

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Growing up, my mom would always make Chicken Chow Mein for us at home. It was one of our favorite dishes and one that we requested often. It was a special treat that we looked forward to, and the smell of it cooking would fill our home with warmth and comfort. Even now as an adult, I still crave my mom's Chicken Chow Mein, and I've learned to make it myself so that I can enjoy it whenever I want. This recipe is my take on my mom's classic dish, with my own twist on the best Chow Mein sauce that will leave you wanting more.
There's something so satisfying about making Chinese takeout dishes at home. Not only is it healthier and cheaper, but it's also a way to enjoy your favorite dishes anytime you want. This Chicken Chow Mein recipe is quick, easy, and so delicious, and it's perfect for busy weeknights or lazy weekends when you just want to stay in and enjoy a comforting meal.
Chicken Chow Mein with the Best Chow Mein Sauce Recipe:
8 oz. chow mein noodles
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 onion, sliced
2 cups chopped vegetables of your choice (carrots, cabbage, green onions, mushrooms)
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 tablespoons oyster sauce
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
3 tablespoons sesame oil
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 cup chicken broth
1. Cook the chow mein noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
2. In a large wok or skillet, heat the vegetable oil over high heat. Add the chicken and cook until browned, about 5 minutes. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.
3. In the same pan, add the onion, vegetables, and garlic. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes or until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
4. In a small bowl, whisk together the oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, cornstarch, and chicken broth.
5. Add the cooked chicken back to the pan and pour the sauce over the top. Stir-fry for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the sauce has thickened.
6. Serve the Chicken Chow Mein over the cooked chow mein noodles.
Enjoy the satisfying and delicious flavor of this Chicken Chow Mein recipe with the best Chow Mein sauce that you won't be able to resist!
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