Ultimate Chicken Chow Mein

Ultimate Chicken Chow Mein

This popular Chinese takeaway dish is easy to make at home and can be prepared and cooked in no time. The ideal weekend dish for the family

Rated: 5/5 (2 Ratings)
  • Serves4
  • Preparation Time10 mins
  • Cooking Time20 mins


  • 400g Egg Noodles
  • 100g Mangetout, chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, sliced
  • 2 Peppers, chopped
  • 4 Spring Onions, chopped
  • 1 Carrot, chopped
  • 500g Skinless Chicken Breast
  • 3tbsp Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1tbsp Cornflour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 3tbsp Oyster Sauce
  • 5tbsp Kikkoman Soy Sauce
  • 1tbsp Sugar


Make your Chow Mein Sauce. Grab a bowl. Add the cornflour and soy sauce. Mix them together until the cornflour is fully absorbed. Add the oyster sauce, vinegar and sugar. Mix everything together until you have a nice smooth sauce. Set aside.

Prep your veg.

Cook your egg noodles. Once ready, drain and leave in a bowl of cold water, ready for the wok.

Dice up your chicken breasts into bite-size strips.

Crack your eggs into a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Beat everything together. Add 8 tablespoons of cornflour into another bowl. Dip the chicken in the egg and then in the flour.

Add the chicken to a wok with a splash of vegetable oil. Once all the chicken is cooked, set it aside. Remove the wok from the heat, wipe it down and place it back on the cooker.

Chow Mein cooking time. This is a quick process so you want everything prepared and ready by your wok.
Get the wok on a high heat. Add a splash of oil followed by your pepper, mangetout, carrots and spring onions.

Fry for 3-4 minutes until they start to char and then add your garlic. Mix it in, add your chicken and your sauce. Toss everything together and cook for 2 minutes.

At this point, add your noodles. Toss everything together.

Serve the Chow Mein in a bowl. Top with some sliced spring onions and a small splash of Kikkoman soy sauce. Enjoy.

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