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