Chicken Chowmein. I have tried this recipe several times, I thought it needed kicking up a notch. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth, soy sauce, salt and ginger until smooth; set aside. Chicken chow mein is probably already one of your favorite Chinese takeout dishes.
Fresh chow mein noodles – yakisoba or dry thin spaghetti are great subsitutes. Vegetables – celery, cabbage, matchstick carrots, garlic, green onions, ginger. Seasonings – low-sodium soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, sugar. You can cook Chicken Chowmein using 11 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Chicken Chowmein
- It’s 1 lb of refrigerated yakisoba or chow mein noodles.
- It’s 1 lb of boneless skinless chicken breasts sliced into 1/2-inch.
- It’s 1 cup of thinly sliced celery (3 stalks.
- Prepare 2 Tbsp of vegetable oil.
- It’s 3 cups of thinly sliced green cabbage.
- It’s 1 1/2 cups of matchstick carrots.
- You need 2/3 cup of chopped green onions (about 5).
- Prepare 2 tsp of minced ginger.
- You need 2 of garlic cloves, minced.
- Prepare 4 Tbsp of low-sodium soy sauce,.
- It’s 1 Tbsp of granulated sugar.
Chicken breasts – chicken thighs will work great too, just a cook a few minutes longer. Chicken Chow Mein is a traditional Chinese stir fry dish. It's made with cabbage, carrots and bean sprouts, but you'll occasionally see one or two other veggies added to the mix, along with some protein. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
Chicken Chowmein step by step
- Prepare noodles according to directions on package.
- In a bowl whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and set aside.
- Heat oil in a wok or large and deep non-stick skillet over moderately high heat..
- Add chicken (working to leave a little space between pieces so they'll brown) and cook 3 – 4 minutes, turn and continue to cook until cooked through, about 2 – 3 minutes longer. Transfer to a plate or sheet of foil..
- Reduce heat slightly add remaining 1 Tbsp oil in skillet, add celery and saute 3 minutes..
- Add cabbage and saute 2 minutes, then add carrots, green onions, garlic and ginger and saute 1 – 2 minutes longer, until veggies are all crisp tender..
Move chicken to one side of skillet, and to other side, add garlic, ginger, carrot, and cabbage. A big bowl of homemade Chicken Chow Mein is way more satisfying and can be made with ease! Tender pieces of chicken breast are marinated in a soy, ginger and garlic sauce and then stir-fried until lightly browned. Pour the chicken broth mixture into the well, bring to a boil, and stir to coat the chow mein mixture. Stir in the bean sprouts and remove from the heat.