Vegetarian Chow Mein

Vegetarian Chow Mein

A simple dish of stir-fried noodles that packs the kung-fu punch!
 
Total Time: 25 minutes
Prep: –
Cook: –
Ingredients Serves 4
Vegetarian Chow Mein
Light soy sauce, divided
2 tbsp
Dark soy sauce
1 tbsp
Sesame oil
2 tsp
Sugar
¼ tsp
White pepper
½ tsp
Hong Kong-style noodle (Chow Mein)
450g
Vegetable oil
3 tbsp
Five spiced tofu, julienned
170g
Chinese flowering chives, cut into 2-inch lengths
1 bunch
Carrot
1
Bean sprouts, trimmed
1
Spring onions, julienned
3 stalks
Method
Vegetarian Chow Mein

Step 01

In a small bowl, combine 1 tablespoon light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, sugar, and white pepper. Mix well and set aside.
Step 02
Empty the packet of noodles into a bowl, separating any noodle strands that are clumped together.
Step 03
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a wok on a high heat.
Step 04
Add the tofu, spread it out and cook it until slightly brown.
Step 05
Add remaining tablespoon of soy sauce, mix and add chives.
Step 06
Stir-fry until chives are bright green and transfer to a bowl, set aside.
Step 07
Heat remaining oil in wok. Toss the noodle into the oil and cook until they start to get crispy.
Step 08
Add soy sauce mixture and continue stirring.
Step 09
Spring onions, julienned

Tips: For a non-vegetarian chow mein, add oyster sauce and chicken into the mix.