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Easy Chow Mein Recipe

Easy Chow Mein Recipe: Chow Mein is the Chinese recipe famous across the globe. In India, it is popular street food and at other locations, it is known as noodles. The street food is mostly loved by the children and can be cooked as a snack or as a meal for the children.

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The easy to cook recipe is the blend of various vegetables and sauces. You can make it as a snack for your baby’s birthday party and nowadays, you must have noticed that this is a major snack people like to have in their big celebrations like marriages and social gatherings.

Here are the tips and recipe for cooking the Chow Mein.

Easy Chow Mein Recipe Ingredients:

  • Chow Mein: 200 Gram
  • Salt – 1 Tablespoon
  • Oil – 3-4 Tablespoon
  • Vinegar – 2 Tablespoon
  • Black pepper – ¼ Tablespoon
  • Soy Sauce – 2 Tablespoon
  • Chilli Sauce – 2 Tablespoon
  • Onion – 1 Cup, finely chopped
  • Capsicum – 1 Cup, finely chopped
  • Carrot – 1 Cup, chopped
  • Cabbage – 1 cup, chopped
  • Spring Onion – 1 Cup
  • Ajinomoto – ½ Tablespoon (optional)

Easy Chow Mein Recipe Preparation

✅ Boil the chow Mein. Take a pan, add water and salt, and let it boil. Add dry chow mein to it. Boil till it gets tender.

✅ Take the strainer; put the chow mein in that, so that extra water will remove. Now wash it with cold water.

✅ Put some oil on that and keep it aside till we prepare the mixture for it.

✅ Take a pan, put 2 tablespoon oil, and heat it. Spread evenly oil in the pan.

✅ Add onions, stir it. Add the carrot and cook it for 2 minutes.

✅ Continuously stir it, as entire cooking is done at high flame.

✅ Now add capsicum, spring onion, and cabbage and stir it. Keep in mind that you do not need to entirely cook the vegetables. Semi-cooked vegetables are required in the chow mein.

✅ Now add noodles, 2 tablespoon vinegar, soy sauce, and chilli sauce.

✅ Add salt, black pepper, and Ajinomoto and mix well.

✅ Stir continuously and mix them well.

✅ The chow mein is ready to serve.


✅ Street vendors cook it on high flame to give it a smoky flavour, this is a reason why we cook it on high flame, although we don’t have that burner to cook the chow mien, still we try to make it similarly

Ajinomoto is optional.

✅ Don’t overcook the vegetables. Semi-cooked vegetables will give the crunchy flavour to it.

✅ Don’t add oil while boiling; never use oil for dry chow mien. Oil is only used for fresh pasta and chow Mein as it tends to get stick with each other.

This recipe is quick to make, follow these steps, and try it.

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Written by Saakshi Gupta

As per qualification, I have done MBA (Finance) from GGSIPU. Based out from Delhi and Market Research Professional since 2013, but have a passion for food and cooking. I love to try making different new recipes. My other hobbies are reading novels especially suspense and murder mystery, and also listening to music.


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