Chow mein is always made on high heat so the sauces which you add gets dried up and coats each strands of noodles beautifully without making it clumpy and saucy. I served this with my yummy schezwan chicken drumsticks, will share that recipe soon..
Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Serves : 4
Noodles – 1 packet / 200 grams
Oil – 3 tblspn
Ginger – 2 tblspn finely chopped
Garlic – 2 tblspn finely chopped
Green Chillies – 3 chopped finely
Onion – 1 large sliced thinly
Cabbage – 3 cups sliced thinly
Carrot – 1 medium size juliened
Beans – 10 chopped finely
Capsicum / Bell Peppers – 1 sliced thinly
Spring Onion for garnishing
Pepper Powder to taste (optional)
Tomato Ketchup – 3 tblpn
Soya Sauce – 2 tsp
Red Chilli Sauce – 2 tblspn
Vinegar – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar – 1 tsp
Boil noodles in salted boiling water as per package directions, Drain them, wash them in lots of cold water and drizzle some oil over it and toss well. Set aside.
Mix all the ingredients for sauce and set aside
Heat oil in a wok till smoking. Add in ginger, garlic. chilli and toss well.
Add in onions and saute for a min.
Add in all veggies except capsicum and saute on high heat for 5 mins.
Add in capsicum and toss again for 2 mins.
Add in noodles and toss well on high heat for 5 mins.
Add in the sauce ingredients and toss on high heat for another 4 to 5 mins.
Garnish with spring onions and serve hot.
|Start by cooking the noodles..Bring lots of water to a boil|
|Add salt to it|
|Add in noodles..|
|let them cook|
|cook as per package directions|
|Drain them, make sure, you wash them in lots of running tap water, this removes the excess starch from the noodles..|
|drizzle over some oil|
|Now take ingredients for sauce|
|add all sauces and vinegar in|
|add little sugar|
|and some salt|
|mix well and set aside|
|now take your other ingredients|
|prepare your veggies|
|You also need lots of chopped garlic, ginger and chillies|
|Heat oil in a wok till smoking|
|add in ginger, garlic and chillies|
|sizzle them for a min|
|Add in onions|
|saute for couple of mins|
|add in cabbage, beans and carrots|
|mix well on high heat|
|add in capsicum|
|add in noodles|
|toss well with veggies|
|pour in the sauce|
|stir them on high heat|