Cantonese Soy Sauce Chow Mein. Chow mein noodles fried in a green and onion oil with soy sauce and sesame oil. Simple and delicious. A popular Chinese side dish often served at restaurants or for dim sum. It pairs well with your favourite protein of choice and veggies. Ready in just 15 minutes.
Optional: 200 grams bean sproutswashed and strained thoroughly
Optional: sesame seedsto garnish
Slice your green and yellow onion into thin pieces as specified above. Prepare your sauce ingredients ahead of time.
In a large wok or steamer, fill it with enough water. Place a wired rack into the steamer and your plate of chow mein noodles on top of the wired rack. Cover and steam the noodles over high heat for 5 minutes.
Remove the wired rack and clean out the wok of it’s liquids. Set it over high heat. Wait for it to smoke. If you’re using a non-stick pan, set the pan over medium heat and skip the smoking part. Then add vegetable oil and allow the oil to smoke. Quickly add your yellow onions and cook until translucent.
Then quickly add green onions and give it a mix.
Then swiftly add the steamed noodles, regular soy sauce, dark soy sauce and sesame oil. Optional: if you’re adding bean sprouts, add them here.
Mix everything together and you can lower the heat to medium heat. Once everything is mixed, transfer to a serving plate immediately. Optional: garnish with more sesame seeds and green onions. Serve and enjoy!
Suggest Equipment & Products
Non stick wok
Small wire rack
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