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15 Minute Chicken & Shrimp Chow Mein

Sydney @ Tastefully Frugal
A quick and easy alternative to Panda Express
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 13 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 4


  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1/4-1/2 lb cooked shrimp
  • 1 package chow mein noodles
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 4 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger


  • In a large skillet add 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1 Tbsp brown sugar and 1 tsp minced garlic. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine.
  • Over medium to medium-low heat cook chicken pieces in soy sauce mix (about 7 minutes)
  • Bring 2 qts of water to a boil in a large pot and cook chow mein noodles for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • When chicken is almost done (after about 5 minutes) add shrimp to skillet. Cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • In a small bowl combine remaining soy sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic and ginger.
  • Add chow mein noodles to skillet and drizzle soy sauce mix on top.
  • Stir with wooden spoon and let cook for 3 minutes.


The original recipe called for 2 tsp of ginger but that had a bit too much heat for me. If you like spicier foods increase the amount of ginger used.
Adapted from Damn Delicious