Instant Pot Chicken Lo Mein Recipe

At this point, you presumably acknowledge I have a fixation on my Instant Pot. Truly, how could I do existence without one?? In addition to the fact that it makes supper a breeze, yet tidy up is much simpler! Discussion about distinct advantage! Regardless of whether I hesitate considering supper and have solidified meat, or on the off chance that I am all set with defrosted… ..supper can be prepared quickly! I even wind up exploring different avenues regarding new plans all the more regularly in light of the fact that its straightforward and fun!

A couple of evenings prior, I had a significant desiring for Chinese food. My run of the mill go to is Chicken Fried Rice and Egg Rolls, however I was longing for something new. In all honesty, we truly don’t have a lot of “good” Chinese cafés around us here in Houston (I’m in a north suburb). We have one up the street that is “eh”, yet I need to truly be frantic to need to go there, haha! I think we were ruined years back when we lived in Seattle. We had at any rate 3-4 INCREDIBLE Chinese cafés close to our home and it was extraordinary! From that point forward, nothing truly thinks about and we end up frustrated wherever we go!

In the wake of putting in a couple of hours on Pinterest attempting to pick up motivation, I chose to join a couple of various plans into on Instant Pot form of Chicken Lo Mein. I happened to have the fixings close by and it was unbelievably easy to get ready.

Instant Pot Chicken Lo Mein

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Recipe by thecookinchicks Course: MainCuisine: ChineseDifficulty: Easy


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Instant Pot Chicken Lo Mein is an easy dump & start one-pot recipe for a popular Chinese takeout. Thin noodles, chicken chunks and a colorful medley of vegetables get tossed in a sweet and savory asian sauce, all in just 30 minutes!


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 2 cups chicken broth

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce

  • 1 lb spaghetti noodles, broken in half

  • 2 tbsp cornstarch

  • 2 tbsp water

  • 1 cup carrots, matchsticks

  • 1 red pepper, sliced

  • 1/2 cup green onions, chopped

  • sesame seeds, optional


  • Add the vegetable oil, diced raw chicken, minced garlic, chicken broth, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and uncooked spaghetti noodles to your instant pot. *Ensure the noodles are as submerged in the liquid as you can get them
  • Place lid on Instant Pot and ensure valve at top is in sealing position.
  • Cook manual high pressure for 4 minutes, followed by a quick release.
  • In a small bowl, combine the water and cornstarch.
  • Pour mixture into Instant Pot and stir to incorporate/break up pasta.
  • Add in the carrots and red peppers and place lid back onto Instant Pot to allow to “rest” for about 10 minutes.
  • Remove lid and stir in the green onions and sesame seeds.
  • Serve and enjoy! *You can also drizzle siracha sauce on top if you want to add an extra kick


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