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Microwave Chow Mein

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  Coarsely ground beef and pork chow mein meat 1 Pound
  Onions 2 Small, chopped
  Celery stalks 3 , chopped
  Green pepper 1⁄2 Medium, chopped
  Mushroom stems and pieces 4 Ounce, undrained (1 Can)
  Bean sprouts 16 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1 Tablespoon
  Chow mein noodles 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Place meat in 3-quart glass 1 casserole. Cover with glass lid.
2. Microwave for 10 minutes on HIGH. Stir in onion, celery and green pepper. Drain liquid from mushrooms into small bowl; set aside. Stir mushrooms and bean sprouts into meat mixture. Combine remaining ingredients, except noodles, with drained mushroom liquid in small bowl until smooth; pour over meat; recover.
3. Microwave for 15 to 20 minutes on MEDIUM (Simmer), or until meat is fork tender. Let stand, covered, 5 minutes before serving. Serve over chow mein noodles.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1586 Calories from Fat 485

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g86.9%

Saturated Fat 15.7 g78.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 160 mg53.3%

Sodium 4884.9 mg203.5%

Total Carbohydrates 152 g50.8%

Dietary Fiber 20.7 g83%

Sugars 46.5 g

Protein 123 g246.6%

Vitamin A 18.3% Vitamin C 239.8%

Calcium 38.5% Iron 93%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwave Chow Mein Recipe