Vegetable Chow Mein

Vegetable chow mein

Vegetable Chow Mein Recipe

Ingredients (Serves 3)

1. Chow mein noodles – 6 oz packet

2. Vegetable oil / peanut oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp

3. Onion – 1/2 cup,sliced

    Mushroom – 3/4 cup, sliced or quartered

    Carrot – 1 medium-small, thinly sliced diagonally

4. Green and red bell pepper – 1/2 cup each

    Celery – 1/4 – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced diagonally

    Spring onion (white part) – 1/4 cup, cut into 1 inch pieces

5. Bean sprouts – 1/2 cup

6. Soy sauce – 1.5 tbsp

    Oyster sauce – 1- 1.5 tbsp

    Toasted sesame oil – 1 tsp

7. Salt and pepper – As required to taste

8. Spring onion (green part) – 1/4 cup, to garnish


1. Fill a saucepan with water and bring to a boil. Add the noodles and cook for 3 – 4 minutes until done. Drain in a colander and rinse with cold water. Set aside to drain well.

2. Heat oil in a wok/ non stick pan at high heat. Add onion, mushroom and carrot. Stir-fry for a minute. Add bell pepper, celery and spring onion(white part). Add a pinch of salt and pepper. Mix well and stir-fry for 1 – 2 minutes. Add cooked noodles, bean sprouts and mix well. Finally add soy sauce, oyster sauce and toasted sesame oil. Stir-fry for 1 – 2 minutes until the noodles are well-coated with the sauces. Taste-check for salt and add more sauces, if required. Garnish with chopped spring onion. Serve as is or with any side-dishes.

Vegetable chow mein

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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