Chicken Chow Mein

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"We loved this chow mein, it's sort of different from any restaurant because of the five spice powder. This is for two people but you can make more"

Original recipe yields 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (375 g)
  • Calories 743
  • Total Fat - 27.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 379.9 mg
  • Sodium - 2541 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 81.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 11.6 g
  • Sugars - 4.9 g
  • Protein - 44.7 g
  • Calcium - 77.7 mg
  • Iron - 8.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 25.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.7 mg

Step 1

Cook the noodles for 3 minutes in a pan of boiling water until al dente, or as per the package instructions. Drain, then run them under cold running water, and drain again. Drizzle with a few splashes of sesame oil, and toss through to prevent them from sticking.

Step 2

Season the chicken with a splash of soy sauce, the five-spice powder, and chile sauce, if using. Mix well. Coat the chicken breasts lightly with the cornstarch.

Step 3

Heat a wok over a high heat, add the peanut oil, and heat until smoking. Add the chicken, and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes, or until cooked through.

Step 4

Add the red bell pepper, and stir-fry for 1 minute, then add the bean sprouts and green onion and stir-fry for less than 1 minute. Add the cooked noodles, and season with the light soy sauce, 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil, and black pepper, to taste. Stir well and serve immediately.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.