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Easy Chow Mein

Vegetable Chow Mein

Vegetable Chow Mein made with celery, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, and bean sprouts mixed with chow mein noodles in a savory sauce, ready in under 30 minutes!

Course Dinner
Cuisine Chinese Food
Keyword vegetable chow mein
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 545 kcal
Author Sabrina

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 cup cabbage thinly sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup celery thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons sweet soy sauce aka Kecap Manis*
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 12 ounces chow mein noodles cooked a minute shy of the directions*
  • 6 ounces bean sprouts optional
  • sesame seeds for garnish optional
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Instructions

  1. Heat a large pan or wok on medium heat with the oil add in the cabbage, broccoli, celery and carrots.
  2. Cook 2-3 minutes until wilted, add the garlic and cook for an additional 30 seconds.

  3. Add the soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, oyster sauce and water and bring to a boil for 1 minute.

  4. Add in the pasta, bean sprouts and toss to coat.

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

*Homemade Kecap Manis: Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of soy sauce and 1 1/2 teaspoons of molasses or dark brown sugar with a tiny pinch of ground anise. This is a decent substitute, but if you can get the original the flavor will be even deeper.

 

Nutrition Facts
Vegetable Chow Mein
Amount Per Serving
Calories 545 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Sodium 1695mg 71%
Potassium 477mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 77g 26%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 11g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 59.2%
Vitamin C 66.4%
Calcium 7.5%
Iron 28.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.