I grew up eating chow mein 3x a week- it’s a comfort food to me. This beef chow mein recipe traditional Cantonese style! I’m sure you’ll LOVE it!
INGREDIENTS SERVE 2
200 g of beef tenderloin
FOR THE MARINADE:
* 1 tsp of Chinese cooking wine
* 1 tsp of light soy sauce
* 1 tsp of corn starch
* 1/4 tsp of black pepper
* 1/4 tsp of salt
* 1/4 tsp of baking soda (not baking powder, sorry for the mistake in the video)
FOR THE SAUCE:
* 1 tbsp of hoisin sauce
* 1 tbsp of soy sauce
* 1 tsp of dark soy sauce
* 1/2 tsp of five spice
* Salt to taste
* 1/2 cup of water or beef stock
* 300 g hand pull noodles (if you use un-cooked noodles, pre-cook it until it is half way done)
* 2 tbsp of minced garlic
* 1 tbsp of minced ginger
* 2 ounces of carrots (shredded)
* 3 ounces of cabbage (shredded)
* Some bean sprouts
* Some baby bok choy (cut it into smallish pieces)
* 1 tbsp of vegetable oil to cook the beef
* 3 tbsp of vegetable oil to stir fry the noodles
* Slice the beef into thin pieces. Marinate it for 30 minutes. (you can switch it with chicken or pork)
* Mix the marinade
* Heat up your wok, add vegetable oil and your marinated beef. Cook it on high heat for just 2 minutes. Set it aside.
* Add more oil to the same wok, the garlic and ginger- give it a stir until fragrant. Add all your vegetables besides the bean sprouts. Stir fry them for 2 minutes.
* lower the heat to medium. Add your noodles along with the sauce. Mix the sauce and noodles evenly.
* When the sauce is almost gone, quickly add the bean sprouts and mix it well. Add your beef give it a quick stir. When you see the sauce is gone, You can turn off the heat and serve.
Hope you enjoy! If you have any questions, just post a comment.
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