Sunday, February 19, 2012
Chinese Crispy Chow Mein
CRISPY CHOW MEIN NOODLE
1 pg of chow mein noodle will serve 4 people
1/2 lb of beef, pork, chicken, shrimps
To marinate the meat with
1 T of oyster sauce
1 T of rice wine
Marinate for 30 minutes
2 or 3 baby bok choy
1/2 bell pepper
1 stalk of celery
You can use any vegetables you like.
2 cloves of garlic minced or 1 T of chopped garlic
2/3 cup of chicken broth, vegetable broth.
1 T of oyster sauce,
1 T of corn starch
2 T of soy sauce
1 T of sugar or less
1/4 t of black pepper
Mix sauce in a bowl set aside.
Pan fry the chow mein noodle
Heat 3 T of oil in none stick fry pan, fry the noodle until it is crispy on one side then turn over fry the other side till golden crispy. Set aside on a plate
In the same fry pan heat 1 T of oil till hot add garlic stir fry till brown, add meat stir fry till almost done
Add vegetables stir fry till tender
Add sauce to pan mix well till the meat and vegetables are done and tender. Turn the heat off.
To serve the crispy chow mein pour the meat mixture over the crispy noodle and serve hot.
Note don’t cook the noodle ahead for too long it will not taste good. Crispy chow mein need to be served right away.