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Portobello-Chicken Lo Mein

This Asian-inspired dish is highlighted with flavorful honey and ginger. The slightly sweet sauce helps to make it a meal the whole family will love! Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil, divided
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1-3/4 cups sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach

Directions

  • Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth, vinegar, honey, salt and ginger until smooth; set aside.
  • In a large skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in 1 tablespoon oil for 4-6 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove with a slotted spoon; keep warm.
  • Stir-fry carrots and onion in remaining oil for 2 minutes. Add mushrooms; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add spinach; stir-fry 1-2 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender and spinach is wilted.
  • Stir cornstarch mixture and add to the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Drain linguine. Add chicken and linguine to the pan; heat through.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/4 cups: 352 calories, 10g fat (2g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 780mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 3g fiber), 29g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 starch, 1 fat.

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  • namayna
    Apr 20, 2012

    This was really good. I prepped everything and my boyfriend actually cooked it all. He add chinese 5 spice, which kicked up the heat, it was really good. We also used whole wheat angel hair pasta, as he can't have carbs due to type 2 diabetes.

  • HMRintelman
    Mar 26, 2011

    This was my first attempt at making anything chinese inspired and I found it super easy and delicious. I followed the recipe exactly but did season the chicken as I fried it. Everything was great, sweet, but not overwhelming.

  • ruther1
    Jan 1, 2011

    January 1, 2011This is excellent it! My family and I enjoy it each time I prepare it.Vonnie Rutherford, Statesboro, GA

  • ruther1
    Jan 1, 2011

    This is a wonderful recipe! My family compliments it each time I serve it.Vonnie Rutherford, Statesboro, GA

  • michelemary
    Mar 31, 2010

    Reading the reviews I wonder what we missed. My husband and I made this last night, exactly as printed, but found it very bland, lacking in flavor. Maybe seasoning the chicken before cooking might have helped a little.

  • psomleva
    Mar 7, 2010

    Easiest Asian-inspired dish! I skipped the ginger and it still turned out great!

  • aen1025
    Feb 11, 2010

    Easy and great taste. Will make a little more sauce next time.

  • ensanian
    Jan 15, 2010

    Loved it! Easy to make. Very light.

  • 24candle
    Dec 30, 2009

    Loved it.