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Chow Mein Vegetable Recipe (noodles)

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Vegetable Chow Mein

Vegetable Chow Mein

Ingredients

  • 200g Rice Noodles (boiled and drained)
  • 4 tablespoons Coconut Oil
  • 1 inch of Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 Medium Onion chopped
  • 1 Carrot (grated)
  • 1 small cup Corn Kernels
  • 1 small cup Green Sweet Peas
  • 1 small cup Green Beans
  • 1 small cup Mushrooms
  • 1 Green Pepper (chopped small)
  • 1 Spring Onion (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Purée
  • 1 tablespoon Vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons Sweet Chilli Sauce OR alternative mixture (In a cup mix together, 1 tsp Sugar, 1 tsp Cornflour, ¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper Powder, 2 tsp Lemon Juice, 3 tbsp Water).
  • 2 tablespoons Dark Soya Sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • Black Pepper Powder to taste

Method:

  1. Boil spaghetti in a large pan of boiling water.  Add salt and 1 teaspoon of cooking oil.  Boil for 15 to 20 minutes until cooked.  Drain water and keep aside.
  2. In a separate pan, add 4 tablespoons of coconut oil.
  3. On medium heat, saute onions and chopped ginger in the coconut oil. Cook until onions are transparent for approximately 3 minutes.
  4. Then add 1 tablespoon of tomato purée from the tube. Cook with the onions for 5 minutes on medium heat. Keep stirring frequently. Frying the tomato purée removes the bitter taste. Will give it a smoky, distinctive rich taste.
  5. Add all the vegetables, chopped green peppers, chopped green beans, green peas, corn kernels, chopped spring onions, and grated carrots. Mix together with the onions.  Cover with a lid to steam. Cook for 5 – 7 minutes on a low heat stirring occasionally.
  6. Make a well in the middle of the frying pan and add 2 tablespoons of sweet chilli sauce or the alternative mixture. Wait until chilli sauce bubbles or hot, then stir in with the vegetables.
  7. Sprinkle one tablespoon of vinegar on top of the cooked vegetables, plus salt and black pepper.  Remember there is salt in the soya sauce so not too much salt.  Stir for 2 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle 1-2 tablespoons of soya sauce on cooked noodles. Mix together until the soya sauce is incorporated into the noodles. Then add the noodles to the vegetables. Mix noodles and vegetables together. Cook for another 2 minutes on low heat.
  9. Chow Mein is ready to be served.

 

 

 

 

 

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