How to make Chicken Chowmein at home


1. Chicken 1/2 kg, boneless, cubed

2. Spring onions 1 cup, finely chopped

3. Onion 1 medium, finely chopped

4. Cabbage 1 medium, finely sliced

5. Capsicums 3 finely sliced

6. Carrots 3, julienne cut

7. Bean sprouts 1 cup

8. Ginger/ garlic paste 1 tsp

9. Black pepper 1 tsp, powdered

10. White pepper 1 tsp, powdered

11. Sugar 1 tsp

12. Chicken stock cubes 2, crumble

13. Corn flour 1 tsp

13. White flour/ chicken stock cube mix 1 tbsp

14. Spaghetti 1 pkt

15. Soya sauce 3 tbsp

16. White vinegar 3 tbsp

17. Sesame seed oil few drops

18. Oil 4 tbsp

19. Salt to taste

Cooking Directions

  1. Marinate the chicken pieces in 1 tbsp vinegar, 1 tbsp Soya sauce and corn flour for half an hour.
  2. Boil spegties according to package instructions, drain and rinse in cold water, add one tsp oil and mix, to prevent spegaties from sticking to each other.
  3. Heat oil in a karahi or wok, fry onion lightly, add ginger and garlic paste, stir and add chicken. 
  4. Stir-fry quickly till chicken changes color and looks cooked. 
  5. Then add vegetables and chicken stock cubes. 
  6. Followed by Soya sauce, white vinegar, black and white pepper, salt, sugar and white flour/chicken stock cube mix. 
  7. Stir-fry for five minutes, and then mix in the spegaties along with bean sprouts and spring onions. 
  8. Sprinkle sesame seed oil. Serve hot.