AKwan's Kitchen - Chow Mein

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Nov. 23, 2012

soy sauce yellow chow mein is a popular Chinese dish that a lot of people usually order to complement congee. But not to say, that it cant be ordered by itself either. To your surprise, this is actually a super duper simple recipe to make.


Noodles 1 Pound (yellow)
Bean sprouts 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Dark soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
Scallion 2 Medium , chopped
Sesame seeds 1 Teaspoon
Oil 2 Tablespoon



1. In a pot of boiling water, cook dry noodles for a few minutes or till soft. Drain and rinse them in cold water. Set aside.


2. Heat oil in a pan. Put noodles into pan with soy sauce and toss or stir till all the noodles are coated.

3. Add the bean sprouts. Toss or mix them, cover and let the sprouts cook for a few minutes.

4. Put scallions on top and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


5. In a serving plate or bowl, serve the chow mein with congee or enjoy as it is.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1043Calories from Fat 229

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 434 mg18.08%

Total Carbohydrates 167 g55.7%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 34 g68%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet