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Chow Mein : Chinese Recipe

Asian Recipes

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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geets said...

Yummy one of my favourite dishes!!!

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