Authentic Chow Mein recipe

Authentic Chow Mein recipe

This plate is one of the most renowned dishes in Asian cuisine. Its appeal lies in the simplicity of its preparation, the mixture of flavours, textures, and the possibility of integrating more ingredients into the dish. Here is the recipe for authentic Ch



number of servings
  • 100 g rice noodles Added to
  • 12 shrimps Added to
  • 2 egg Added to
  • 100 g cabbage Added to
  • 100 g onion Added to
  • 100 g soybean sprouts Added to
  • 12 carrot Added to
  • 2 cloves of garlic Added to
  • soy sauce Added to
  • oyster sauce Added to
  • salt Added to
  • sugar Added to
  • white pepper Added to
  • sesame oil Added to
  • Chinese wine Added to
  • oil Added to


40 min.
1. Step

Put the rice noodles in water for 20 minutes. Using hot water, 5 minutes is enough time.

Authentic Chow Mein recipe - preparation step 1
2. Step

Chop the garlic and cut the onion into julienne strips.

Authentic Chow Mein recipe - preparation step 1
3. Step

Cut the carrot into sticks.

4. Step

Cut the cabbage into small pieces.

5. Step

Whisk the eggs in a bowl and fry them in a frying pan with a little vegetable oil, breaking them into small pieces. Remove and set aside for later.

Authentic Chow Mein recipe - preparation step 1
6. Step

In the same frying pan, fry the prawns and set them aside with the egg.

Authentic Chow Mein recipe - preparation step 1
7. Step

Add a little more oil and fry the garlic.

8. Step

When it starts to smell good, add the onion, the carrot, and the cabbage. Sauté for a minute.

Authentic Chow Mein recipe - preparation step 1
9. Step

Add the hydrated rice noodles.

10. Step

Add light soy sauce, salt, sugar, and oyster sauce.

11. Step

Mix well until the colour is homogeneous.

12. Step

Add the egg and prawns.

13. Step

Add the soybean sprouts, the green part of the onion, sesame oil, white pepper and a dash of Chinese rice wine.

Authentic Chow Mein recipe - preparation step 1
14. Step

Sauté it and mix everything well. Now is ready to serve.

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