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Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein

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For 15 people ()


  • 1/2 pound(s) chicken breast or thighs
  • 3 tablespoon(s) oyster sauce
  • 1 cup(s) shredded cabbage, Napa preferred, you could also use bok choy or snap peas
  • 2 teaspoon(s) sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon(s) cooking oil
  • 3 tablespoon(s) soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup(s) shredded carrots, I like a bit more
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) pepper or chili pepper flakes
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) honey
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) water
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon(s) corn starch
  • 1/3 cup(s) bean sprouts, I like a bit more!

Chicken Chow Mein Directions

  1. Cut chicken into 1 inch chunks
  2. Mix together the oyster sauce, soy sauce, honey, corn starch, sesame oil, pepper flakes, water and salt and pepper to taste
  3. Measure out a 1/2 Tbs of sauce and pour in over the chicken, let this marinate for at least 30 min
  4. Just before you cook the chicken cook the noodles. You can use egg noodles, ramen noodles, thin speghetti, even rice noodles, whatever you like, just cook according to pkg directions and then set aside
  5. Heat oil in large pan, add chicken, stir fry for about 4-5 min or until lightly brown.
  6. Add garlic and ginger and saute for a minute
  7. Add cabbage and carrots and cook for 1-2 min or until wilted but still slightly crispy
  8. Add the noodles to the pan, give the reserved sauce a stir then add then pour over noodles. Use tongs to toss noodles to coat with sauce, season with more salt pepper if needed
  9. Stir in bean sprouts and green onions stirring for 30 seconds to combine dish
  10. Serve topped with sesame seeds if desired
  11. this will store well for about 4 days in fridge, reheat in microwave or stove top

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