Chicken Chow Mein

15:06' 07-02-2019
Chow Mein is a westernised dish based on Chinese cuisine. The correct spelling is “chao mian”, and means “fried noodles”.

    chicken chow mein


    It is a popular dish because it is quick and easy to prepare, and can use almost any kind of meat, although minced beef or pork are most common.

    This recipe makes enough for four people, and can be prepared and cooked within 30 minutes.


    • 400 g egg noodles

    • 200 g chargrilled chicken

    • 200 ml water

    • 500 ml chicken stock

    • 1 tsp ground turmeric

    • 1 tsp paprika

    • 1 tsp ground ginger

    • 50 g bean sprouts

    • 200 g cabbage leaves

    • 200 g chestnut mushrooms

    • 1 carrot

    • 2 cloves garlic

    • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

    • 2 Tbsp soy sauce


    • Shred the cabbage, grate the carrot, and finely slice the chicken.

    • Pour water into a hot frying pan, and add the noodles.

    • Stir in the vegetables and chicken, then put on the lid.

    • Cook, stirring occasionally, until the cabbage goes soft.

    • Stir the spices, soy sauce, and lemon juice into chicken stock, then gradually stir into the vegetables and chicken.

    • Remove from heat before all the liquid has evaporated.

    Liu W

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Keywords: chinese cuisinechow meinpork

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