• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 5 min
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    Learn how to make Chicken Chow Mein that is truly restaurant quality! Directions provided for making this two ways: making the sauce from scratch just for this recipe, or using my homemade Real Chinese All Purpose Stir Fry Sauce.

    Ingredients

    • 200g/6oz chicken thigh fillets (or breast), cut into bite size pieces
    • ½ tsp baking soda (optional - see notes)
    • 1½ tbsp peanut oil (or other cooking oil)
    • 200g/6oz fresh chow mein noodles (Note 5)
    • 3 - 4 cups green cabbage (savoy / green), finely shredded
    • 1 carrot, julienned
    • 1 cup bean sprouts
    • 3 shallot/scallions, cut into 5cm/2" pieces
    • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed (see notes)
    • ¼ cup (4 tbsp) water
    • ¼ cup + 1 tbsp homemade Real Chinese All Purpose Stir Fry Sauce OR Chow Mein Sauce (recipe below)
    • 2 tsp cornflour/cornstarch
    • 1½ tbsp soy sauce (ordinary all purpose soy sauce OR light soy sauce) (Note 3)
    • 1½ tbsp oyster sauce
    • 1½ tbsp Chinese cooking wine (or sherry) (Note 4)
    • 2 tsp sugar
    • ½ tsp sesame oil
    • White pepper

    Instructions

    Click Here For Step-By-Step Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 351 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 16 g 24.03%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 10.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 3 mg 0.88%
    • Sodium: 2173 mg 90.53%
    • Calcium: 80 mg 8.02%
    • Potassium: 469 mg 13.41%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 19.83%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 45 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 29.92%
    • Sugar: 16 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 5 g
    • Vitamin A 16.29%
    • Vitamin C 109.6%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total3 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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