Tofu and Cashew Chow Mein Recipe - Chow Mein Recipes

Pan-fried noodles
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  • 12 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 7 mins
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Crunchy cashews and vegetables complement the soft texture of the noodles and tofu in this chow mein dish for two.

What You'll Need

  • 10 ounces precooked thick wheat noodles
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons canola or peanut oil
  • 6 ounces firm tofu - cut into cubes
  • 1 Carrot, julienned
  • 2 cups small broccoli florets
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced (crushed)
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup roasted cashew nuts

How to Make It

  1. Loosen the precooked noodles by soaking in a bowl of hot water for 2-3 minutes, then drain and set aside.
  2. Mix together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil and water in a bowl.
  3. Heat a wok or large frying pan over a high heat, add the oil and stir-fry the carrot and broccoli for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the tofu and stir-fry for 4 minutes.
  5. Add the garlic and ginger and stir-fry for a minute.
  6. Stir through the noodles and then add the sauce mixture and cashews and mix until thoroughly combined and heated through.