Chow mein

Quick to make and loved by all – Chow mein (chinese noodles) can be good for a rainy day or quick dinner 🙂

Let us look at the ingredients needed (Serves 2-3)

Noodles1 packet
Green chilli sauce3 tsp
Dark Soya sauce3 tsp
Ginger paste 1 tsp
Garlic paste 1 tsp
Black pepper ground1 tsp
Salt3 tsp (Adjust as needed)
Oil (Vegetable) 2 tbps
Carrots thinly sliced2
Green peppers (Capsicum) thinly sliced2
Onions thinly sliced2
Spring onions chopped2-3
  1. One crockpot to boil water and cook the noodles in boiling water for about 5 minutes and drain the water
  2. In a wok or large stir fry pan, heat the oil and add the onions, carrots, green peppers to it
  3. While stir frying the vegetables, add the ginger & garlic paste, ground black pepper, green chilli sauce and soya sauce
  4. Add the drained noodles into the wok
  5. Mix the noodles and stir fry vegetables
  6. Add the spring onions and salt
  7. Mix it well and let it cook for 5 minutes and take it out. Ready to serve

Variations that we like:

  1. For non-vegetarians – add chicken striips and fry it with the vegetables before adding noodles
  2. Adding baby corn, chopped bok choi, broccoli, shredded cabbage, mushrooms, tofu, green peas to the stir fry and customizing it

Hope you enjoy it as much as we do 🙂

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