Vegetable Chow Mein

7:30 PM

Chow Mein is a Chinese term for a dish of stir-fried noodles. It is so versatile that you can prepare them in so many ways and you can never go wrong. Chow mein in the US is often made with onion, celery and some protein. It is also a very popular take-out item in many Chinese restaurant.


1 package chow mein noodles
1 cup onion, thinly sliced
2 cups carrot, thinly sliced
2 cups carrot, thinly sliced
1 cup scallions, chopped
3 cloves of garlic, minced
3 t vegetable oil
2 t sesame oil
3 T soy sauce
2 T roasted red chilli paste
1 t rice wine vinegar
3 T hoisin sauce
1 t pepper powder
salt to taste


Cook the chow mein according to package instructions, drain and drizzle sesame oil, mix well and keep aside.

Mix all the sauces together along with pepper powder, salt and keep aside.

Heat oil in a wok or heavy bottom pan, add onion, garlic and fry. Add in the vegetables and stir fry on high heat until the vegetables are half done and crisp.

Add the noodles and the sauce mix, stir well to coat and check for salt.

Mix in the scallions and serve hot.

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