Pineapple Chicken Lo Mein

Kids love chicken and I have found most kids like pineapple. This dish incorporates both and should be a kid pleaser. The ingredient list may look a little long, but don’t let that scare you. It is very quick and easy to put together. this was a fun dish for the family.

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Pineapple Chicken Lo Mein
  • 3 Tbsp canola oil, divided
  • 1 lb. boneless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp crushed ginger or 1 1/2 tsp dry ground ginger
  • 2 medium carrots, julienned
  • 1 green pepper, julienned
  • 1 (20 oz) can pineapple chunks, drain and reserve 1/3 cup of juice
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce (I used Soy Vay Very Very Teriyaki)
  • 8 oz thin spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, add 2 Tbsp of the oil along with chicken, garlic, and ginger. Cook until chicken is no longer pink, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, green pepper, and pineapple to the skillet. Stir to combine and cover. Cook for 2-3 more minutes until vegetables are tender.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch, soy sauce, and reserved pineapple juice.
  4. Add the cornstarch mixture slowly to the skillet while stirring.Bring to a boil and boil for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  5. Then add the teriyaki sauce, spaghetti and green onion to the skillet. Toss to coat. Serves 4-6.

Recipe adapted from Food of Love Mmm.

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