Shrimp Chow Mein is a Cantonese style egg noodles tossed in a thick sauce with vegetables and shrimp. You can imagine how tasty it is. And never forget sesame oil. Sesame oil never fails to give any noodles its ultimate pleasure. It’s that distinct yet subtle taste signature of any noodle recipe.
Shrimp Chow Mein Recipe
- 450 kg Chow Mein (or any egg noodles)
- ¼ kg shrimp (head on or not)
- 6 -7 pcs of big mushroom, (slice it_
- Portion of broccoli
- 2 scallions, chopped or sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into 1 in strips
- Small carrots, cut into strip
For Chow Mein Sauce:
- 1 Tb soy sauce
- 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce
- 1 Tb oyster sauce
- 1/2 in ginger, peeled and grated
- 1 garlic glove, grated
- 1/2 tsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp cornstarch
- Have all your ingredients prepped and ready to go, such as your shrimp, vegetables and seasonings.
- In a bowl, mix together all the sauce ingredients and set aside.
- Cook chow mein noodles according to package directions. When done, strain and rinse a bit to stop the cooking process. Drizzle a teaspoon of sesame oil in the noodles and toss to coat. This will help the noodles from ticking while you make the rest of the dish.
- Begin to heat your wok and pour a drizzle of canola or vegetable oil. Add shrimp first and allow to cook for about 30 seconds until cooked through, but don’t over cook them. Remove shrimp to a plate and reserve.
- Add all your vegetables, garlic and ginger. Cook for 1-2 minutes until vegetables begin to break down. Add sauce mixture and the shrimp stir to combine then add noodles and gently toss to combine. Garnish with scallions.
- Serve and enjoy while still hot.