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Chow Mein : Chinese Recipe

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Chow Mein ia also known as Chinese stir fried noodles. There are many varieties of Chinese noodles. Dry Chinese noodles is the popular type and it is made of wheat flour, with or without egg.

200 grams dry noodles
100 grams chicken meat - slice thinly
100 grams shrimps - de-shell and clean
6 pieces Chinese mushrooms - soak in hot water and slice thinly
250 grams mustard green or spinach - cut into 2in lengths
1/2 medium sized carrot - slice into strips
3 cloves garlic
3 slices ginger
4 tbsp cooking oil

Marinate with chicken meat :
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp soy sauce
a dash of white pepper

Marinate with shrimps :
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp sugar

1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp sugar
3 tsp soy sauce
1/4 tsp pepper
2 cups water


Cook dry noodles in briskly boiling water for 15 minutes or according to package instructions. Mix the seasoning ingredients together for sauce.

Heat up oil in a wok. Fry the sliced Chinese mushrooms first. Keep mushrooms to one side of the wok and put in garlic and ginger to fry for a few seconds.

Add in chicken meat and stir-fry till colour changes. Next add in the shrimps and also stir-fry till they change color.

Mix in the mushrooms and add the carrots and mustard green to fry. Pushing the contents to the sides of the wok, make a space in the center and put in the noodles.

Pour the seasoning sauce over and mix thoroughly. A dash of dark soy sauce may be added to the noodles for color.

Continue to turn and mix. Noodles are ready when well combined.

Garnish with fried sliced shallot and serve.

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Chicken Curry with Cashew Nuts : Singaporean Recipe

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This chicken curry with cashew nuts recipe has such great flavour, not too spicy and simply delicious and very easy to make.

1 chicken - cut as desired
3 tbsp chicken curry powder - dilute with a little water
2 potatoes - quartered
10 cherry tomatoes - whole
1 carrot - cut small
10 ladies finger - whole
5 cups water
oil to fry blend ingredients

Ingredients to blend:
1 large onion
3 garlic
1 cm young ginger
10 green chillies
1 bunch fresh coriander leaves
1 cup raw cashew nuts
1/2 cup water


Heat oil and saute blended ingredients for 10 minutes. Then add in water and let it boil.

Add in chicken, potatoes and carrots. Close lid and let boil till chicken tendered. Add in ladies fingers.

After a couple of minutes, add in cherry tomatoes and turn off the heat.

Serve warm with rice or bread.

Credits to: Daylillies

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