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Chow Mein
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  • 8 cups water(1.9L)
  • 6 ounces dried chow mein noodles(170g)
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce(45ml)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (15ml)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil(5ml)
  • 1/4 cup unsalted vegetable broth(60ml)
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch(3g)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil(30ml)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic(3g)
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger(3g)
  • 1 cup green cabbage(60g) 1/4 inch thick slices
  • 1/2 cup carrots(40g) shredded
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts(30g)
  • 1/4 cup green onions(10g) 1 1/2 inch long pieces


  1. In a large pot bring 8 cups of water to a boil.
  2. Add dried noodles and cook according to manufacturers directions, until tender with some chew or al dente.
  3. Drain noodles into a colander and rinse with cold water to stop cooking process. Drain well and set aside.
  4. In a small bowl whisk together oyster sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil, vegetable broth, and cornstarch for chow mein sauce. Set aside.
  5. Heat a large wok or saute pan over medium-high heat. Once hot add the vegetable oil.
  6. Once the oil is very hot and just begins to smoke, add in garlic and ginger. Stir-fry for 20 seconds being careful not to burn the aromatics.
  7. Add the cabbage and carrots, stir-fry until just tender, 2 minutes.
  8. Add the noodles and chow mein sauce. Toss and stir to combine, cook until sauce thickens and coats noodles, 1 minute.
  9. Add bean sprouts and green onions, stir-fry until just tender, 1 minute.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 331                  Calories from Fat 198
                                                % Daily Value*
Fat 22g                                             34%
Saturated Fat 3g                           15%
Polyunsaturated Fat 12g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Sodium 843mg                             35%
Potassium 136mg                          4%
Carbohydrates 31g                       10%
Fiber 3g                                            12%
Sugar 4g                                            4%
Protein 4g                                         8%
Vitamin A 1800IU                        36%
Vitamin C 9.9mg                           12%
Calcium 30mg                                  3%
Iron 2.2mg                                       12%

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