CHICKEN CHOW MEIN


This is a dish of stir fried noodles. Created by Chinese immigrants to the US.

Method

  • In large glass bowl boil a litre of water and salt. Add noodles, microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  • Let it stand in the hot water till the desired texture is obtained usually 3 minutes.
  • Drain off the water well.
  • Whisk together oyster sauce, soy sauce and sesame oil, add chicken and toss properly to coat evenly with marinade.
  • In a glass bowl add oil and microwave on medium power for 30 seconds.
  • Add chicken and microwave on high power for 3 minutes.
  • In another glass bowl combine oil, ginger and garlic and microwave on medium power for 1 minute.
  • Mix in the vegetables and chicken and left over marinade and microwave on high power for 3 minutes in microwave Oven.
  • Add bean sprouts and stir, microwave for 1 more minute.
  • Add drained noodles, mix all the ingredients together.
  • Cook for 1 more minute if required.

Ingredients

400 gms fresh chow mein noodles To taste salt
2½ tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sesame oil
250 gms chicken fillets, thinly sliced crosswise
2 tbsp oil
1 nos. onion, finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tsp ginger, finely chopped
200 gms broccoli, separated into small florets
100 gms zucchini, finely sliced
100 gms snow peas, trimmed
50 gms red & yellow capsicum, cut into juliennes
100 ml chicken stock
100 gms bean sprouts
1 nos. spring onion, finely sliced
  • Cooking Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Mode: Microwave
  • Preparation time: 10 mins
  • Serves: 4