Instant Pot Lo Mein

Lo Mein

Instant Pot Lo Mein is a quick and easy recipe that you can make in only 10 minutes.

This delicious dish is a combination of fresh vegetables, tender noodles, and flavorful sauce.

Egg noodles with chicken chunks in a asian sauce with chopped scallion on top

Why this recipe works?

Quick and easy: The Instant Pot allows you to cook the noodles and vegetables at the same time, which makes this recipe a breeze to make.

Customizable: You can add any vegetables or protein you like to this recipe. Some popular additions include chicken, shrimp, beef, mushrooms, and bell peppers.

Healthy: This recipe is loaded with fresh vegetables and lean protein, making it a healthy meal option.

It’s really nutritious and makes a perfect lunch to face a busy afternoon with lots of energy!

lo mein noodle

How to Serve

Instant Pot Lo Mein can be served as a main dish or a side dish. You can garnish it with green onions, sesame seeds, or peanuts.

Check out What To Serve With Lo Mein for 15 delicious ideas.

Tips

  • If needed, after cooking you can press “Sauté” again and cook while stirring, until liquids completely evaporate.
  • You can cook the noodles separately or add cooked noodles after pressure cooking the vegetables.
  • Use low-sodium soy sauce: This will help you control the sodium content of the dish.
  • Customize the sauce: If you like your Lo Mein sauce to be spicy, add some sriracha or chili flakes. You can also add a bit of honey or brown sugar to make the sauce sweeter.

lo mein

Recipe FAQs

Can I use other types of noodles for this recipe?

Yes, you can use any type of noodles you like, such as udon, rice noodles, or spaghetti.

Can I use frozen vegetables?

Yes, frozen vegetables work well in this recipe. Just make sure to add them to the Instant Pot at the appropriate time.

How long does Instant Pot Lo Mein last in the fridge?

Instant Pot Lo Mein can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. Just make sure to store it in an airtight container.

Do I have to use chicken?

No. You can add beef chunks or tofu or nothing at all. Anyway you will get a delicious dish since the sauce is really rich and tasty.

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Lo Mein

Instant Pot Lo Mein

A healthy and delicious homemade Chinese dish better than any takeout.
4.60 from 37 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: broccoli, Lo Mein, oyster sauce, pasta
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 3
Author: Corrie

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 lb chicken breast cubed
  • cup chicken stock
  • 1 carrot cut into strips
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 1 cm grated ginger root
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 8 oz egg noodles

Instructions

  • Press "saute" and add oil.
  • Add chicken and saute until brown.
  • Add garlic and carrots and saute for 1 more minute.
  • Add chicken stock, ginger, soy sauce, rice wine, sugar and oyster sauce and stir well.
  • Add noodles and close the lid.
  • Cook on high pressure for 5 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, do a quick pressure release.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂

Nutrition

Calories: 640kcal Carbohydrates: 67g Protein: 48g Fat: 18g Saturated Fat: 3g Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g Monounsaturated Fat: 7g Trans Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 164mg Sodium: 1212mg Potassium: 978mg Fiber: 3g Sugar: 9g Vitamin A: 3493IU Vitamin C: 4mg Calcium: 54mg Iron: 3mg

Notes

  • If needed, after cooking you can press “Sauté” again and cook while stirring, until liquids completely evaporate.
  • You can cook the noodles separately or add cooked noodles after pressure cooking the vegetables.
  • Use low-sodium soy sauce: This will help you control the sodium content of the dish.
  • Customize the sauce: If you like your Lo Mein sauce to be spicy, add some sriracha or chili flakes. You can also add a bit of honey or brown sugar to make the sauce sweeter.
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