Let’s Get Takeout. Actually, These Chicken Breast Recipes Will Be Even Faster So Let’s Save Money and Be Healthier and Eat Sooner Instead. Chicken Chow Mein. Stir-fried noodles, studded with chicken and veggies, our chicken chow mein recipe makes your DIY Chinese takeout dreams come true. Kung Pow Chicken. Jan 20, 2019 · Like we said earlier, not all chicken breasts are created equal. Some are quite a bit smaller than others, and it makes a real difference in cooking time. A small chicken breast is going to be fully cooked 5-8 minutes sooner than a larger, thicker one will. These days, just about every store-bought chicken breast seems to be on the larger side.