Thursday, March 12, 2015

Chinese chow mein recipe

chow mein Ingredients
  • 375 g egg noodles (boiled for about 8 minutes rinse in cold water,drained)
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 125 g shrimps,thinly sliced
  • 4 leaves Chinese cabbage ,thin cut diagonally
  • 2 stalks celery,cut thin diagonally
  • 6 mushrooms,sliced
  • 6 snow peas
  • 1 clove garlic,minced
  • 1 cup stock
  • 1 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp light soya sauce
  • 1 tsp salt
  •  ½ pepper
  • ½ tsp mono sodium glutamate
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 spring onion,finely sliced
cantonesse chow mein
Cantonese chow mein
how to cook chow mein noodles
  1. brush some oil on noodles to separate.heat 2 tbsp oil very hot.put noodles in skillet make sure noodles are separate by shaking loose with fork
  2. Brown evenly.if noodles become hard.sprinkle a little water on them during the frying period
  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil.put in garlic ,when oil gets very hot,put in shrimp and brown,add vegetables and mix,pour in stock.cover 
  4. cook 3 minutes,blend together cornflour,soya sauce,salt pepper,mono sodium glutamate and water
  5. add to pan .when juice thickens,turn off heat and pour mixture over noodles,garnish Chinese chow mein recipe with spring onion
serves 4