Shrimp Chow Mein
Learn how to make shrimp chow mein with fresh vegetables, head on shrimp and delicious soy based chow mein sauce, easily cooked together in a wok.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 2 servings
- 8 oz chow mein
- 6 shrimp head on or not
- 1/2 small cabbage chopped
- 1 carrot peeled and cut into 1 inch strips
- 2 scallions chopped + more for garnish
- 1 red bell pepper cut into 1 in strips
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 whole garlic clove grated
- 1/2 tsp sriracha
- 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 stir to combine then add noodles and gently toss to combine.
Plate chow mein and top with shrimp and garnish with scallions.
Calories: 541kcal | Carbohydrates: 102g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 1779mg | Potassium: 661mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 7300IU | Vitamin C: 164.8mg | Calcium: 136mg | Iron: 5.8mg