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Special Chow Mein

 

One of my favourite Chinese dishes, because my Chinese friend likes it so much, which is definitely a good sign. Lots of textures and tastes delicious. I sometimes use leftover rice instead of noodles to make a fried rice. Yum.
415

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

40

min

Trans-fat Free
 

Ingredients

15 ounces chow mein noodles
¼ cup vegetable oil
divided
2 each garlic cloves
1 ½ cups mung bean sprouts
¼ cup bok choy
slivered
*
¼ cup carrots
slivered
¼ cup green bell peppers
slivered
¼ cup celery
slivered
2 tablespoons water chestnuts
sliced
*
2 tablespoons bamboo shoots
slivered
2 tablespoons mushrooms
sliced
2 tablespoons onions
slivered
¼ pound shrimp
peeled
¼ cup chicken
chopped
¼ cup pork
barbecued
*
1 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon oyster sauce
*
½ teaspoon sugar
granulated
½ teaspoon monosodium glutamate
*
teaspoon salt
*

Directions

Boil chow mein noodles according to package directions.

Drain.

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok or very large frying pan.

Stir-fry noodles for 3 to 5 minutes, or until crisp and light brown.

Remove from wok and set aside.

Add remaining 2 tablespoons oil and garlic.

Add bean sprouts, bok choy, carrot, green pepper, celery, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, mushrooms and onion to wok.

Stir-fry for several minutes over high heat.

Add shrimp, chicken and barbecued pork. Continue stir-frying several minutes.

Add broth and cover with lid. Cook with lid on for 3 to 4 minutes.

Combine Cornstarch with cold water. Stir in oyster sauce, sugar, MSG, if used, and salt.

Add sauce and noodles to wok.

Continue cooking just until sauce thickens about 1 minute.

Serve immediately.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 123g (4.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 23956% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 3% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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