Vegetable Chow Mein

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    20 mins
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This recipe from cookbook author Farina Kingsley is found in her cooking app Farina's Asian Pantry: Demystifying Asian Cuisine. She says: "I love this classic stir-fry noodle dish...toss in any variety of fresh vegetables and slices of leftover roast chicken or steak for a hearty one-dish meal."

What You'll Need

  • 1/2 lb egg noodles, fresh, standard size or 3oz dried
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced yellow onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 zucchini, cut into thin strips
  • 1 cup thinly sliced shiitake mushrooms, fresh
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil
  • Sauce:
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • Instructions

How to Make It

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon of salt. Boil the noodles for 2 minutes, drain and rinse well with cold water. Place the noodles in a bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon of oil. In a small bowl, combine the sauce ingredients with 3 tablespoons of water and set aside.

Heat a large non-stick pan until very hot. Add 2 tablespoons of oil and saute the onion and red bell pepper until just tender, 2 minutes.

Add the zucchini and mushrooms and continue to stir-fry until golden brown, 5 minutes. Transfer the vegetables to a bowl.

Reheat the same pan until very hot. Add remaining 2 tablespoons of oil and saute the ginger and garlic for several seconds. Add the noodles and stir-fry until the noodles are heated through, 5 minutes. Return the vegetables to the pan with the noodles, add the sauce and continue to toss the noodles until they are well combined and heated through. Transfer to a warmed platter and serve immediately.

Vegetable Chow Mein recipe by Farina Kingsley, reprinted with permission of Aimee Bianca, YC Media.
 

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