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Chow Mein

Flavorful chicken, stir fried noodles, and tender crisp vegetables make the perfect chow mein.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: chicken chow mein, chow mein
Servings: 4
Calories: 467kcal

Ingredients

  • 8 oz chicken thighs boneless, skinless fillets, thinly sliced
  • 5 cups green cabbage chopped fine
  • 1 1/2 cups matchstick carrots
  • ½ cup celery thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 8 oz chow mein noodles
  • 1 cup bean sprouts
  • 4 green onions

Chow Mein Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp Rice wine or Mirin
  • 2 1/2 tsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha

Instructions

Prep:

  • Be sure to prep all ingredients before you start cooking, as this is a quick cook dinner.

Sauce:

  • Mix together all ingredients and set aside.

Chicken:

  • Cut Chicken: Slice chicken into thin pieces with a sharp knife, and place in a bowl or zip top bag.
  • Marinate Chicken: Pour 1-2 tbsps of the sauce you just mixed up, over the chicken. Stir to coat, then put in refrigerator for 10 minutes.

Noodles:

  • Noodles: Prepare the noodles according to the package directions. Set aside.

Cooking:

  • Heat oil in wok or large fry pan over high heat.
  • Add chicken and stir fry until it starts to brown on the outside, but is not cooked through (1-2 minutes)
  • Add the cabbage, carrots, celery, and stir fry until cabbage is wilted (1 1/2 -2 minutes).
  • Add the noodles, and sauce.
  • Stir fry for 1 minute, tossing throughout to ensure everything gets coated.
  • Add bean sprouts and green onions.
  • Toss through for 30 seconds to a minute.
  • Remove from heat and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 467kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 1135mg | Potassium: 542mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 8325IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 3mg