Homemade Chow Mein
Recipe Type: Main
Skip takeout and learn to make your own Chinese chow mein with shredded cabbage and spicy fermented bean sauce.
  • 200g (7 ounces) instant noodles
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Lao Gan Ma black bean chili sauce
  • small pinch of salt if needed
  1. Read the instructions of the noodle package; cook the noodles in boiling water for 1 minute less than the time given by the instructions. Drain well.
  2. Heat cooking oil in wok or skillet over medium heat, fry minced garlic until aroma and then shredded cabbage until soft.
  3. Stir in cooked noodles and other seasonings. Mix well and serve hot!
As both lao gan ma and soy sauce contains salt, spare the extra salt and taste the noodles before adding.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/homemade-chow-mein/