Easy Chicken Chow Mein Recipe

Preparation-

  • Fine slice the garlic cloves, carrots, green peppers and shred the cabbage.
  • Chop the white and green portion of spring onions/scallions.

To boil the noodles, follow the instructions on the packet.
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  • For 150 gm noodles, heat 1.5 litres of water in a pan on high heat till it comes to a boil.
  • Add the noodles and stir it lightly for it to open up.
  • Boil it for 2-3 mins, should not be soft but “al dente”.
  • Drain it in a colander and wash it with cold water to stop the cooking.
  • Add 1 tsp of oil and mix it well to coat the boiled noodles so that they don’t stick.
  • Set it aside.

Process:

  • Heat 1.5 tbsp oil in a wok.
  • Add the sliced garlic and give it a stir.
  • Now add the marinated chicken strips and fry on high heat for 3-4 mins till cooked & evenly browned.
  • Add the chopped spring onion whites, mix and give a stir for 15 secs.
  • Add the carrot slices, mix and sauté on high heat for 30 secs.
  • Now add the shredded cabbage & the green peppers, mix and sauté for 1 min on high heat.
  • Now add the boiled noodles and toss it with the chicken and veggies to combine everything.
  • Add the sauces and mix it well.
  • Lastly garnish with spring onion greens, give a mix & serve hot.

Ingredients for Chicken Noodles:

  • Boneless chicken, cut into thin 2” strips- 250 gms
    To be marinated with:
  • Salt-1/4 tsp
  • Pepper powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Soy sauce- 1 tsp
  • Vinegar- 1 tsp
  • Baking soda- 1/4 tsp
  • Noodles, 150 gms pack , sufficient for 2 persons
  • Garlic, fine sliced- 5 cloves
  • Spring onion/scallions, whites- 2 tbsp
  • Spring onion/scallions, greens- 2 tbsp
  • Shredded cabbage- 1 cup
  • Carrots, fine sliced(like sticks)-1 cup
  • Green peppers/Capsicum, fine sliced- 1 cup
  • Soy sauce- 1 tsp
  • Vinegar- 1/2 tsp
  • Green Chilli Sauce- 2 tsp
  • Red Chilli Sauce- 1 tsp
  • Salt & pepper to season
  • Oil

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