Chow mein packed with lots of veg, chicken, and prawns. Making an authentic Chinese meal at home doesn't get easier than this! It sounds unusual but sprinkle this stir fry with a pinch of sugar before eating, it gives it a very appetizing kick.



Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified


  • Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil; add 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon vegetable oil. Add prawns, cabbage, carrots, zucchini, mushrooms, broccoli, and egg noodles; cook until tender, about 5 minutes. Rinse under cold water; drain well.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a wok or large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir garlic until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chicken; cook and stir until browned, 3 to 4 minutes. Add prawns, vegetables, and egg noodles; cook and stir until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

  • Season mixture with chicken bouillon granules, soy sauce, and 2 teaspoons salt; mix well. Drizzle sesame oil and sprinkle sugar over chow mein before serving.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of salt in the boiling water in Step 1 . The actual amount of salt consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

691 calories; 16.3 g total fat; 250 mg cholesterol; 3208 mg sodium. 89.1 g carbohydrates; 46.4 g protein; Full Nutrition