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Vegetable Chow Mien

Vegetable Chow Mein is not only healthy but insanely delicious too! Egg noodles coated with savory Chow Mein sauce is just divine. A crave-worthy dinner that you can make under 30 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Noodles, Side Dish
Cuisine: International
Keyword: chow mein recipe, vegetable chow mein
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Mia


For the Chow Mein Sauce:

  • 280 ml chicken broth hot water + 1 chicken cube
  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp light soy
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • dash of ground black pepper

Other ingredients

  • 300 grams fresh egg noodles chow mein noodles
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 medium carrot julienned
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 cup beans sprout sides removed


Making the sauce

  • To make the sauce, mix all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside.

Making Chow Mein

  • Heat a pot or wok over medium-high heat then add the cooking oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, saute the garlic for a couple of seconds then add the onion, cook until translucent. Tip in the carrots and cook until soft and tender.
  • Throw in the fresh egg noodles then toss to separate. Cover the pot/wok with a lid to let it cook for a few minutes (approx 3-4 minutes).
  • Then add the beans sprout, toss again to distribute then pour the pre-made chow mein sauce.
  • Toss once more to coat the egg noodles with sauce then cover. Turn down heat if needed and let the sauce be absorbed by the noodles. Taste and adjust seasoning. Serve and Bon Appetit!