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Instant Pot™ Chicken and Vegetable Lo Mein

instant pot™ chicken and vegetable lo mein Entree Chinese
Instant Pot™ Chicken and Vegetable Lo Mein
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 4

You’d be hard pressed to find a Chinese restaurant that doesn’t feature lo mein on the menu. Resist the temptation to order it off the takeout menu, and make this Instant Pot™ chicken and vegetable lo mein instead. It’s so good, you won’t even miss the fortune cookie—promise! MORE+ LESS-

March 14, 2018

Ingredients

1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut in 1-inch pieces
1
tablespoon chile garlic sauce
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2
cup chopped green onions
4
teaspoons finely chopped gingerroot
1
tablespoon finely chopped garlic
2 1/2
cups Progresso™ classic chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup soy sauce
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
12
oz uncooked spaghetti, broken in thirds
1 1/2
cups sliced mushrooms
1
cup 1/2-inch slices carrots
1
medium red bell pepper, cut in 1/4-inch strips
2
cups baby spinach, lightly packed

Steps

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  • 1
    In medium bowl, mix chicken and chile garlic sauce, stirring to coat. Set aside.
  • 2
    On 6-quart Instant Pot™, select SAUTE; adjust to normal. Heat oil in insert. Add onions, gingerroot and garlic; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until fragrant. Select CANCEL.
  • 3
    Add broth, soy sauce and brown sugar; stir to deglaze bottom of insert. Add chicken and spaghetti; stir to coat. Add mushrooms, carrots and bell pepper on top of spaghetti. Secure lid; set pressure valve to SEALING. Select MANUAL; cook on high pressure 9 minutes. Select CANCEL. Set pressure valve to VENTING to quick-release pressure.
  • 4
    Add spinach and stir well, breaking up any spaghetti that may be stuck together.

Expert Tips

  • Deglazing the bottom of the insert is important to ensure even heating when cooking under pressure.
  • When you stir in the spinach, it is normal for some of the spaghetti to stick together. Just stir to separate.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
660
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
19%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
135mg
45%
Sodium
1570mg
65%
Potassium
800mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
89g
30%
Dietary Fiber
7g
28%
Sugars
11g
Protein
47g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
150%
150%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
35%
35%
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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