Chow mein is a Chinese term for a dish of stir-fried noodles, of which there are many varieties.
Mixed Chow mein Or Kolkata Style Mixed Chow mein
Chow mein is a Chinese term for a dish of stir-fried noodles, of which there are many varieties.The cuisine is believed to have originated from the Chinese of Calcutta and Chinese food is still popular there.Chinatown in India still boasts a number of Chinese restaurants specializing in Hakka cuisine and Indian Chinese variants.
Ingredients of Mixed Chow mein
- Noodles 1 packet
- Prawns 10 pieces
- Eggs 2
- Carrot 1 finely chopped
- Bell pepper 1 chopped
- Green beans 1/2 cup chopped
- Cabbage shredded 1/2 cup
- Spring onion 1/2 cup chopped
- Sesame or vegetables oil 4 tablespoons
- Soy sauce 2 tablespoons
- Chili sauce 2 tablespoons or as per taste
- Tomato Sauce 2 tablespoons
- Vinegar 1 tablespoon
- Ajinomoto 1/2 teaspoon
For The Chicken :
- Boneless Chicken 1 cup, cut into bite size pieces
- Ginger Garlic paste 1 teaspoon
- Cornflour 2 tablespoons
- Soya sauce 2 tablespoons
- Salt to taste (if needed)
How to make Mixed Chow mein Recipe
- Boil the noodles and keep aside. Clean the prawns and marinate with salt and turmeric.
- Now heat oil in a wok and fry the turmeric & salt marinated prawns and keep aside.
- Marinate the chicken with ginger garlic paste, soya sauce, cornflour, salt and deep fry them and keep aside.
- After that beat 2 eggs and fry them as scramble egg and keep aside them too. Now heat some more oil and fry all the vegetables But do not make them soft. We want them to be crispy .
- When the vegetables become lightly fried add the fried chicken, prawns and scramble egg and some salt and pepper and boiled noodles and soy & chili sauce , tomato sauce, vinegar, ajinomoto too and stir fry for few minutes. Adjust salt & pepper to taste.
- Garnish with chopped spring onion and serve.