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Pork Chow Mein

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Pork chow mein in easy to make but it takes sometime. Chow mein means fried noodles. In this recipe you will do precisely that. You will then cook the marinated pork and place it on top of the noodles.
  Pork loin 3⁄4 Pound, cut into thin strips
  Rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon (FOR MARINADE)
  Fresh ginger 2 Teaspoon, grated (FOR MARINADE)
  Oyster sauce 6 Teaspoon (4-MARINADE; 2- SAUCE)
  Soy sauce 3 Teaspoon (2-MARINADE; 1- SAUCE)
  Sesame oil 4 Teaspoon (2-MARINADE; 2- SAUCE)
  Sugar 3 Teaspoon (1-MARINADE; 2- SAUCE)
  Corn starch 5 Teaspoon (2-MARINADE; 3- SAUCE)
  White pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1/4-MARINADE; 1/4- SAUCE)
  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs) (FOR SAUCE)
  Dried shittake mushrooms 5 Medium, soaked, chopped
  Capellini noodles 16 Ounce, cooked, drained
  Peanut oil 4 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, minced
  Garlic 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, minced
  Carrots 2 Medium, julienned
  Scallions (green and white) 2 Medium, chopped finely

1. FOR MARINADE: In a bowl mix all the ingredients except for the pork. Whisk well.
2. Place pork strips in a bowl. Pour marinade on pork and toss to coat well. Marinade for at least 4 hours in the fridge.
3. FOR THE SAUCE: Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Whisk well. Set aside.

4. Heat a large skillet with 2 tablespoon of peanut oil. Heat until oil starts to smoke.
5. Add the noodles to the skillet and cook for about 6 minutes or until bottom starts to brown. Flip noodles and cook for another 6 minutes.
6. While noodles are cooking – heat a wok style pan or skillet with the remaining peanut oil.
7. When the oil is really hot, add the ginger and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
8. Add the pork and its marinade to the pan. Stir. Cook for about 6 minutes or until pork is cooked through.
9. Add the carrots, mushrooms and scallions to the pork. Mix well.
10. Form a well in the middle of your pan and add the reserved chicken stock and cornstarch liquid.
11. Mix well and bring to a boil. Stir until sauce is thick.
12. Pour the cooked pork on the crisp noodles.

13. In a large serving bowl, serve the Chow-Mein hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Frying Pan
Preparation Time: 
240 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
275 Minutes

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