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Chinese Vegetable Chow Mein with Stir Fried Egg Noodles

  • Spicy
  • Vegetarian
  • Asian
  • Low Calorie
  • Chinese

Chow Mein simply means ‘stir-fried noodles’. A quick, delicious and simple dish that can be thrown together in minutes.

Nutrition Per Portion

  • Calories


  • Carbs


  • Fat


  • Fibre


  • Protein


  • Sugar


  • 0.0 min

    Bring a pan of water to the boil. Also boil the kettle to make the stock - you will need 500ml of boiling water for each stock cube.

  • 0.5 min

    Julienne the carrot and red capscium.

  • 2.0 min

    Peel and cut the ginger into matchsticks.

  • 3.0 min

    Finely chop the garlic.

  • 4.0 min

    Slice the portabello mushroom, red chilli and spring onion.

  • 6.0 min

    In a bowl, mix together the correct amount of stock and chow mein sauce.

  • 6.5 min

    Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or frying pan and heat over medium-high heat.

  • 7.0 min

    Add the noodles to the boiling water and remove from the heat, cook for 3-4 mins.

  • 7.5 min

    Add the green beans, red capsicum and carrot and cook until beginning to soften.

  • 8.5 min

    Add the ginger, red chilli and garlic.

  • 9.0 min

    Add the mushrooms.

  • 10.0 min

    Add the sauce to the vegetables and bring the mixture to the boil.

  • 10.5 min

    Drain the egg noodles.

  • 11.0 min

    Add the bamboo shoots.

  • 12.0 min

    Add the noodles to the wok/frying pan and toss to coat.

  • 13.5 min

    Distribute the chow mein among serving bowls.

  • 15.0 min

    Garnish with spring onion.

  • Ingredients

    Chow Mein Sauce

    Vegetable Stock

    combine each stock cube with 450-500ml of boiling water. Stir until dissolved. 50ml per person

    Fresh Red Chilli

    sliced Use according to taste

    Spring Onion

    thinly sliced

    Bamboo Shoots

    Portobello Mushrooms



    finely chopped



    Vegetable Oil

    1 tablespoon per person

    Dried Egg Noodles

    Red Capsicum




    Green Beans

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