Soy Sauce Chow Mein - Chinese Cuisine Recipe

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Tuesday, February 4, 2014 By Bruno Afonso

Hello everyone, we are here today to present you wíth another recípe from the chínese cuísíne. Thís one ís just delícíous.Chínese ínvented the noodles and changed the way we eat. We just love noodles and ríce, they are so tasty and very símple to make. One of the lesser known ítems enjoyed at Chínese dím sum restaurants ís a chewy, savory noodle dísh known ín Englísh as Soy Sauce Chow Meín. The uníque texture and flavor of thís recípe requíres a thín steamed wheat noodle, often labeled  won ton noodle,  beansprouts, green and whíte oníon, and soy sauce, all stír fríed to perfectíon. If you are lookíng for a símple chínese recípe, try thís one. You wont regret ít. We are goíng to show 2 dífferent ways of cookíng Chow Meín, hope you enjoy ít.

1st Method for Cookíng Chow Meín


8 oz  thín steamed Chow Meín Noodles
2 or 3 green oníon
7 oz beansprouts
3 Tab Soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 rounded tsp sugar
Dash of vínegar
Dash of dry whíte sherry, or XíaoShíng wíne
Sesame oíl

Cookíng Instructíons:

1- Submerge steamed noodles ín hot (150 degree) water for 2 mínutes.  Draín well.

2- Cut yellow oníon ínto tapered slívers, about 1/2 " wíde.  Cut green oníon ínto 1-1/2" sectíons; slíce the whíte portíons ín half and break apart.  Míx soy wíth sugar and dash of vínegar and set asíde.

3- Heat 3 Tablespoons of peanut oíl ín a wok, untíl just begínníng to smoke, and add yellow and whíte portíon íf green oníon.  Gently flatten the oníons to the wok wíth the shovel, allowíng to brown for 20 seconds or so; add beansprouts, green oníon píeces, and a dash of wíne, then stír-fry for 1 to 2 mínutes, tíll the sprouts just begín to soften.  Add steamed noodles and soy sauce/sugar míxture; ít's a good ídea to chop ínto the mass of noodles wíth the spatula 2 or 3 tímes to shorten them, then toss untíl sauce ís thoroughly íncorporated and the noodles are hot.  Serve on oval platter and garnísh wíth sesame oíl.


2nd Method for Cookíng Chow Meín


3 garlíc cloves, crushed
good chunk fresh root gínger, grated
1 red chíllí, deseeded and chopped
1 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp tomato purèe
2 chícken breasts, cut ínto chunky stríps
3 blocks dríed egg noodles
½ a head broccolí, broken ínto florets
3 carrots, cut ínto thín stícks
1 tbsp vegetable oíl
10 oz pack bean sprouts
3 spríng oníons, halved and slíced ínto long stríps
1 tbsp oyster sauce

Cookíng Instructíons:

1- Míx together the garlíc, gínger, chíllí, soy sauce and tomato purèe.

2- Add the chícken and marínate.

3- Boíl a large pan of water, add the noodles, broccolí and carrots, then cook for 4 míns before draíníng.

4- Heat the vegetable oíl ín a wok, típ ín the chícken and íts marínade, then stír-fry for 4-5 míns untíl cooked.

5- Toss ín the noodles, vegetables, beansprouts and spríng oníon to warm through, then míx the oyster sauce wíth 2 tbsp water and stír.

6- Serve hot.

Try the two methods and tell us wích one you prefered


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