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Chicken Chow Mein

Everyone loves good Chinese takeout. But it’s much healthier to make it at home.

And it’s easy!

Chow Mein Noodles with Chicken Photo

Today, we’re going to teach you how to make chicken chow mein. You’ve probably heard of it but might not know what’s included.

Chicken chow mein involves noodles made with wheat flour and eggs. The parboiled noodles are stir fried. Chow, or “chao” in Chinese, means stir fry.

Chow Mein Noodles with Chicken Picture

There are different styles of chow mein in the United States and around the world. Sometimes, chow mein features crispy noodles, which is a Hong Kong tradition.

Chow mein has less sauce than lo mein, and it’s usually based on soy. Chow mein vegetables include celery, onions, carrots, bean sprouts and cabbage.

Chow Mein Noodles with Chicken Image

For chow mein, you can use either flat or rounded noodles. You can use ramen noodles for either lo mein or chow mein.

Chow Mein Noodles with Chicken Pic
Chow Mein Noodles with Chicken Photo

Chicken Chow Mein

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