Vegetarian Chow Mein with Mushrooms, Snow Peas & Bean Sprouts

vegetarian chow mein

This vegetarian chow mein is a delicious and a simple meal that everyone will love. The recipe  has the perfect balance of noodles with a crispy goodness served with finely cooked vegetables and a favorable sauce.

Note~ Regular noodles (or the ones you get in a can, Yikes) do not compare. These pan-fried noodle have a wonderful freshness and a fabulous crisp texture. The noodles are commonly served under a bed of snow peas, wild mushrooms and beans sprouts seasoned with a light sauce. However, the recipe is flexible if you want to substitute another vegetable.

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Vegetarian Chow Mein
Serves 4
Delicate Veggies served over Pan-fried Noodles
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Ingredients
  1. *6 oz. fresh Chinese or Chow Mein Style noodles
  2. *2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  3. *¼” fresh ginger, minced
  4. *1 cup mushrooms, button or shitake
  5. *½ cup onions, cut into strips or julienne
  6. *5 stalks Bok Choy, sliced into strips
  7. *¼ - 1/3 (approx. 3 oz.) cup snow peas
  8. *1 cup mung bean sprouts
  9. *1/3 cup filtered water
  10. *2 ounces water chestnuts, sliced
  11. *2 teaspoons olive oil
  12. *1 TBLE tamari or soy sauce
  13. *Cornstarch (GMO-free) dissolved in water
  14. *Salt to taste
  15. *1 stalk green onion for garnish, chopped
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450’. Immerse noodles into boiling water and cook for 1 minute. Drain and then toss with olive oil. Place noodles on baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until crispy, turn and bake the other side.
  2. Heat a wok or skillet with oil. When hot, add mushrooms, onion, garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute. Stir in Bok Choy, snow peas, bean sprouts and water chestnuts. Cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add cornstarch water, tamari and salt. Cook until thickened. Serve the vegetables over the pan-fried noodles. I prefer using chop sticks when eating this dish, but a fork will be sufficient.
  4. Have fun & be creative!
Notes
  1. Diet Type: Vegetarian
  2. Culinary Tradition: Chinese
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Featured picture: Geoff Peters 604 via photopin cc

Chow mein on black plate: SweetOnVeg via photopin cc
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