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Vegetable chow mein

Chow mein is a very versatile recipe and you can even substitute or add vegetables to your taste.


1 pk noodles (14 oz package)
2 t sesame oil (dark sesame oil)
2 carrot (cut in julienne)
1 t ginger (grated)
1 t garlic (finely chopped or crushed)
1 c bean sprouts (washed)


Start by preparing the noodles, according to the package directions. Rinse and set aside. While the noodles are cooking, you can prepare your sauce.

Combine the soy sauce, oyster sauce and sesame oil in a bowl and set aside. In a wok or large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.

Add the julienned carrots, ginger and garlic and sauté until the carrots have softened.

Now add the cooked noodles, the sauce that you set aside. Stir until heated through.

Add the bean sprouts and cook for a few minutes more.

Total time
25 minutes
Cooking time
Preparation time
8 servings


Chinese cuisine

While this recipe is a veggie-based, your favorite meats can certainly be added, as in this recipe for chicken chow mein. Whether you want boneless chicken, strips of beef or shrimp, you can add them to this recipe quite simply.

moderate, stir-fry
pasta, main meal
Chinese food recipes
Food in Asia