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Chicken Chow Mein

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A classic and popular Chinese takeway and restaurant dish.

Chicken Chow Mein is a popular Indo-Chinese restaurant dish. Packed with flavor and easy to make, this stir-fry dish is ideal for lunch, dinner or weekend parties.

A staple of the Cantonese cuisine, this recipe is made with egg noodles, mixed vegetables and tender chicken breast pieces.

You can make this classic Chinese takeaway dish at home for a quick weeknight meal.

Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein
5 from 1 vote

Chicken Chow Mein

A classic and popular Chinese takeway and restaurant dish.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, Indian, Indo-Chinese
Servings: 2 people


  • 75 g Chicken Breast boneless, skinless, cooked and shredded
  • 100 g Egg Noodles
  • 1 Egg beaten
  • 1/2 inch Ginger finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic Cloves small, minced
  • 1 Red Onion small, sliced
  • 3 to 4 Button Mushrooms sliced
  • 1 Red Capsicum small, seeded and sliced
  • 1 tsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Salt


  • Heat a nonstick pan over medium flame.
  • Boil 500 ml of water with little salt and little oil.
  • Once the water starts to bubble, add the noodles and cook until al dente (almost done).
  • Drain the noodles and place it under cold running water.
  • Drain again and keep aside to cool.
  • Heat 1/2 tsp oil in a nonstick pan over medium flame.
  • Break and scramble the egg.
  • When it is set, remove from pan and keep aside.
  • Add the remaining oil to the pan.
  • Add the onions, ginger and garlic.
  • Saute for a minute or two.
  • Add the mushrooms, capsicum and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add the cooked and shreded chicken pieces.
  • Cook for a minute more.
  • Now add the soy sauce and salt.
  • Mix well.
  • Add the cooked noodles, sesame oil and mix until evenly combined.
  • Add the scrambled eggs and mix gently.
  • Reduce flame and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve immediately.
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