Chow Mein

Chow Mein (1)
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Prep: 10 min
Cook: 20 min
Dietary: ,
Cost: $$


  • olive oil spray
  • 1 medium brown onion finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves crushed
  • 500 grams lean beef mince
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 large carrot finely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks sliced thinly
  • 150 grams mushrooms sliced thinly
  • 1 cup reduced salt chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons reduced salt soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup oyster sauce
  • 450 grams fresh thin egg noodles
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup frozen sliced green beans
  • 1/2 small Chinese cabbage shredded coarsley


  1. Heat a large wok to medium-high heat and spray with oil
  2. Stir-fry onion and garlic until the onion softens
  3. Add mince and stir-fry until the mince is cooked through and browned
  4. Add curry powder and stir through well
  5. Add carrot, celery and mushrooms. Stir-fry until the carrot just begins to soften
  6. Add the chicken stock, soy sauce, oyster sauce and noodles. Stir-fry gently until combined.
  7. Add the peas, beans and cabbage. Reduce heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for five minutes or until the cabbage begins to soften

Serves in 1 portion

  • Vegetables2
  • Cereals1
  • Lean meat or Alternatives1
  • Unsaturated Spreads/Oils1/4

What was swapped?

Regular mince was swapped for lean mince

This recipe is lower in added oil than traditional chow mein recipes

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