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Chow Mein

Chow Mein

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 400 g fresh egg/yellow noodles (if you’re using dry, follow packet instructions to get it ready to use)
  • 2 handfuls of your choice of meat/vegetables (mushrooms, tofu, chestnuts, bamboo shoots)
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed or pounded
  • small handful chinese cabbage, shredded thinly
  • small handful carrots, julienned or grated on large
  • small handful beansprouts
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • half tbsp chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • 3 stalks spring onions (scallions), cut diagonally
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil


  1. In a small bowl or cup, add the soy sauces, oyster sauce and wine and mix well. Set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a large wok on medium high heat. Add the garlic and fry for 20 seconds.
  3. Add your chosen meat and cook until it’s almost done, about 3-5 minutes, depending on size of the meat.
  4. Add the vegetables and stir it all up.
  5. Add the noodles, quick stir and drizzle the sauce mix all over.
  6. Mix it all thoroughly until the noodles are cooked, just a couple of minutes, if that.
  7. Add the spring onions, a final mix and serve.


  • Serving Size: 3-4