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Chinese Chow Mein

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  Chinese noodles 4 Ounce (125 Gram)
  Sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
  Groundnut oil 3 Tablespoon
  Spring onion 4 , sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Carrots 2 , cut into sticks
  Cucumber piece 3 Inch, cut into sticks
  Thin green beans 4 Ounce, halved (125 Gram)
  Button mushrooms 4 Ounce, quartered (125 Gram)
  Bean sprouts 4 Ounce (125 Gram, Preferably Short-Sprouted Mung Beans)
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Pint (300 Milliliter)
  Dark soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Cornflour 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Sugar To Taste

1. Cook the noodles according to packet instructions, drain and toss in the sesame oil. Set aside.
2. Heat 2 tablespoons of the groundnut oil in a wok, add the spring onions, garlic, carrots, cucumber and beans and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add the mushrooms and bean sprouts and stir-fry for 1 minute.
3. Add the stock, salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar, then cover and simmer for 2 minutes.
4. Blend the soy sauce and cornflour with a little water, stir into the vegetables and bring to a good simmer. Toss in the noodles and transfer to a warmed serving dish.
5. Heat the remaining oil in a small frying pan and make a flat soft omelette with the eggs, lightly scrambling it. Stir into the chow mein and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 230 Calories from Fat 96

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.4%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g16.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 163.1 mg6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.5%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 21 g42%

Vitamin A 22.4% Vitamin C 50.7%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 24.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chinese Chow Mein Recipe