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Chicken Chow Mein in a bowl with a pair of chop sticks

Chicken Chow Mein

Jack Slobodian
Delicious Chicken Chow Mein that's easy to make and takes just 20 minutes. A much healthier and tastier version of the takeaways.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2 people
Calories 645 kcal



  • 125 g Dried Noodles
  • 2 tbsp Peanut Oil
  • 200 g Chicken Fillets cut into halves or thirds
  • 1 small Onion finely sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 80 g Bean Sprouts
  • 2 tbsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 pinch Sugar
  • 1 pinch Sea Salt
  • 1 pinch White Pepper
  • 1 bunch Spring Onions halved and sliced lengthways


  • Cook noodles in a large pot of generously salted boiling water.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of peanut oil in a large wok. Add chicken and fry for 4 to 5 minutes, until cooked. Take out of the wok and place to the side.
  • Add the rest of the peanut oil, then add onions and fry for a few minutes until brown and soften.
  • Push the vegetables to the side of the wok, add the garlic into the middle then add beansprouts, sea salt and white pepper around the sides. Fry the garlic for 20 to 30 seconds until soft but not burnt. Mix and stir fry for another 30 seconds.
  • Add noodles, chicken, sugar & half the spring onions then mix thoroughly. Stir fry for 2 minutes, making sure to keep the ingredients moving.
  • Mix through the dark soy sauce and sesame oil, turn off the heat and taste for seasoning. Add the rest of the spring onions and serve.


Calories: 645kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 25gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 98mgSodium: 1101mgPotassium: 328mgFiber: 2gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 87IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Chicken Chow Mein, Chow Mein
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