Get all the taste of delicious Chinese takeout at home with this recipe for homemade Chow Mein.
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“Eating Chow Mein for the first time, so delicious. Still on the hunt for that experience again.”
Yield: 8 servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
- 1 lb chicken breast, boneless, skinless
- 3 tbsp oil
- 12 oz chow mein noodles, (uncooked noodles)
- 2 cups cabbage
- 1 large carrot, julienned
- 1/2 batch green onions
- 2 garlic cloves
Chow Mein sauce:
- 6 tbsp oyster sauce
- 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
- 3 tbsp light sesame oil (not toasted)
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 tbsp cornstarch
- 1 tbsp granulated sugar
- In a small mixing bowl, use a whisk to combine oyster sauce, granulated sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, chicken broth and cornstarch. Set aside.
- Cook your noodles according to package instructions then drain, rinse with cold water and set aside.
- Heat a large wok or pan with olive oil over medium-heat. Cut your chicken breasts into bite-sized strips and cook them in the oil until golden brown. Remove strips and set aside.
- Add carrots, cabbage and pressed garlic and sauté for a few minutes until veggies are slightly softened and the cabbage is a bit translucent.
- Add chicken and noodles back into the pan. Pour sauce over the top and continue cooking all the ingredients together for another 2 minutes.
- Garnish your Chow Mein with chopped green onions and serve the noodles straight from the pan and piping hot!
Did you know that soy sauce is made from soybeans? Soybeans are grown right here in Ontario! About 17% all soybeans grown in Ontario are food grade soybeans and are used in all kinds of food products containing soy. Click here to learn more about where Ontario soybeans go after they’re harvested!
Recipe from Natasha’s Kitchen.