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Chow Mein Recipe

Looking for an easy CHOW MEIN recipe? Learn how to make CHOW MEIN using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by amberlbr

Makes 2 servings



Sunday Scarsdale A few, or all, of the vegetables may be used. Adjust quantities accordingly. 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1 onion, sliced thin 1 cup celery, sliced diagonally choice of: 1/2 cup bamboo shoots (canned, drained) 1 small white turnip, sliced thin, cut into strips 1/2 green pepper, diced 1/8 teaspoon powdered ginger (or 1/4 tsp. minced ginger root) choice of: 1 can water chestnuts, drained, sliced 1 cup bean sprouts 1 cup snow pea pods, fresh if available, or frozen, drained 1/2 pound mushrooms, sliced

Recipe Ingredients for CHOW MEIN

1/4 cup slivered almonds
1 onion, sliced thin
1 cup celery, sliced diagonally
1/2 cup bamboo shoots (canned, drained)
1/8 teaspoon powdered ginger
1 cup water chestnuts
1 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup water
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 cup cooked rice

Recipe Directions for CHOW MEIN

  1. Coat a large skillet or a wok with no-stick vegetable spray and saut almonds,

  2. sprinkled with a little salt, until toasty. Remove almonds. Add sliced onion, cook 2 minutes, stirring.

  3. Add celery, bamboo shoots, turnip, pepper and ginger and cook 2 minutes, stirring. Add water chestnuts, bean sprouts, peapods and mushrooms; again, cook 2 minutes, stirring. Mix cornstarch with water and add to vegetables with the soy sauce. Turndown heat and simmer all together 8 to 10 minutes. Add almonds and season to taste. Serve over hot rice

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 566.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
301
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
985mg
41%
Potassium
748mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
52.5g
18%
Dietary Fiber
10.5g
42%
Sugars
8.9g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 9% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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