Chicken Chow Mein

A delicious and authentic chow mein with a great macro profile. 

Course Main Course, Pasta, Rice and Noodles
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword Asian, Chow Mein, Noodles
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 301 kcal
Author admin


  • 300 g chicken fillets sliced thinly
  • 2 tsp sesame oil divided
  • 146 g carrots thinly sliced
  • 145 g cabbage thinly sliced
  • 200 g onions thinly sliced
  • 191 g fresh egg noodles
  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 137 g fresh beansprouts
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper


  1. Fry the sliced chicken in half of the sesame oil in a wok. Remove once cooked. Set aside.

    Cook noodles as per package directions, wash under cold water. Set aside. 

    Fry the carrots, onions, cabbage and garlic in remaining sesame oil. Add soy sauce, pepper and oyster sauce. Fry until cooked but still crisp. Add beansprouts and noodles. Toss to combine. Add more soy sauce if too dry. 

    Serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Note that the measurements here are what I had on hand and what gave me the nutritional information per myfitnesspal.  Feel free to vary, but note nutritional information will change.  

You can bulk this up with any veg you like and change the meat to beef or prawns or tofu or anything you prefer.