Bang Bang Chicken Chow Mein

Experience the bold flavors of Bang Bang Chicken Chow Mein, a delightful fusion of spicy, savory, and slightly sweet elements. This dish is perfect for a quick and satisfying meal.

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings


  • 8 oz chow mein noodles or spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)
  • Sesame seeds (for garnish)


1. Cook the Noodles:

  1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil and cook the chow mein noodles or spaghetti according to the package instructions until al dente.
  2. Drain and set aside.

2. Cook the Chicken:

  1. In a large skillet or wok, heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sliced chicken breast and cook for 5-7 minutes until browned and cooked through. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.

3. Stir-Fry the Vegetables:

  1. In the same skillet, add the remaining 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
  2. Add the sliced red and yellow bell peppers, shredded carrots, and chopped green onions. Stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
  3. Add the minced garlic and cook for an additional 1 minute until fragrant.

4. Prepare the Sauce:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sriracha, honey, rice vinegar, water, and cornstarch until well combined.

5. Combine and Serve:

  1. Return the cooked chicken to the skillet with the vegetables.
  2. Pour the sauce over the chicken and vegetables, stirring to coat everything evenly.
  3. Add the cooked noodles to the skillet and toss to combine, ensuring the sauce evenly coats the noodles and ingredients.
  4. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until everything is heated through.

6. Garnish and Serve:

  1. Serve the Bang Bang Chicken Chow Mein hot.
  2. Garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and sesame seeds.

Enjoy this flavorful and spicy chow mein with your loved ones!

Cooking Tips:

  • Adjust the heat level by adding more or less sriracha according to your preference.
  • For extra crunch, add some chopped peanuts or cashews on top before serving.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Nutritional Benefits:

  • Chicken: High in protein and essential nutrients.
  • Bell Peppers: Rich in vitamins A and C, and antioxidants.
  • Carrots: High in beta-carotene and fiber.

Dietary Information:

  • Dairy-Free: Yes
  • Gluten-Free: No (to make it gluten-free, use gluten-free soy sauce and noodles)

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • It’s a bold and flavorful meal, perfect for a quick dinner.
  • Packed with protein and vegetables, providing a rich source of nutrients.
  • Easy to make and customizable with your favorite vegetables and spice level.


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