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Spicy Thai Lo Mein

Spicy Thai Lo Mein is the perfect weeknight dinner.  Full of spicy flavor, soft egg noodles and veggies make for a dinner in under 15 minutes!
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Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 543kcal

Equipment

  • Instant Pot/Pressure Cooker

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • 2 tsp. Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp. Cayenne
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. Minced garlic
  • 2 Red peppers thinly sliced
  • 1 cup diced fresh broccoli
  • 1 large Carrot sliced
  • ¼ cup Green onions
  • 1 pound Boneless skinless chicken tenders
  • 12 oz Lo mein noodles
  • Fresh chopped cilantro

Sauce

  • cup Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Rice wine vinegar
  • 1 Lime juiced
  • 1 tbsp. Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp. Peanut Butter creamy
  • ¼ cup Chicken broth

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine rice wine vinegar, Sriracha sauce, lime
  • juice, peanut butter, chicken broth, and soy sauce.
  • Stir with a whisk until well blended and set aside.
  • Select the ‘Saute’ function and pre-heat the Instant Pot.
  • Add oil to the inner pot and saute the bell peppers, broccoli, minced
  • garlic, and carrots until tender-crisp.
  • Remove the mixture and set to the side.
  • Add more oil as needed.
  • Add the diced chicken and saute until almost done.
  • Press ‘Cancel’ to turn Instant Pot off.
  • Add in the pepper mixture, and sauce, stir to combine.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook for 2 minutes.
  • Do a 2 minute natural pressure release (NPR 2).
  • Prepare your noodles as directed on the box.
  • Press 'Cancel', open the lid and add the noodles, stir the noodles to combine.
  • Garnish with fresh cilantro.

Notes

  1. You can use almond butter or sun butter in place of peanut butter if you have allergies.
  2. If you do not have chicken tenders you can slice up a chicken breast or chicken thighs. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 543kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 2140mg | Potassium: 845mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5161IU | Vitamin C: 108mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg