Super Chicken Chow Mein

Difficulty
easy

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(4 Ratings)

Preparation time
20 mins

Cooking time
20 mins

Serves
3

This dish is a staple in Chinese restaurants.  The key is to precook the chicken and vegetables in a separate pan, then toss them together with the noodles in a very hot and well-oiled wok.

Super Chicken Chow Mein, 4.3 out of 5 based on 4 ratings

Ingredients

  • 1 lb chicken, cut into thin strips, rinsed with salt and drained
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
  • 1 carrot, peeled and sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 celery stalk, cut into 1/4 inch slices
  • 1 lb of pre-packaged chow mien noodles (boil for 4-5 minutes to soften, then rinse and drain)
  • 1/3 cup of oyster sauce and 1/3 cup of water, mixed

Preparation

1.  Combine sliced chicken with oyster sauce, sesame oil, black pepper, sugar and vegetable oil.  Mix well.

2.  Heat pan on high. Add about a teaspoon of vegetable oil, then stir in chopped garlic, chicken, carrots, and celery.  Add 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce and stir fry until meat is cooked, then remove.
 
3.  In a clean pan, heat about a teaspoon of vegetable oil, then stir in a handful of soft chow mien noodles.  Add desired amount of pre-cooked chicken and veggies, 1/3 cup of oyster and water sauce mix, and stir fry for approx 3-4 minutes.

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