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Chow Mein Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristin Colton
Added: Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. lean pork, beef, chicken,
shrimp, or combination of any
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp sugar
3 T. oil
3 T. soy sauce
2 c. soup stock
5 c. veggies
1 c. snow peas
c. cornstarch
lb washed bean sprouts
3 T. cold water
2 tsp soup base - chicken, beef,
pork, whichever meat was used
Soft chow mein noodles

Directions:
Directions:
Combine meat, soy sauce and Tb sugar. Set aside. Cut vegetables into small pieces. Set aside. Stir fry meat in oil on high heat until brown. Lower heat. Cover. Cook 3-5 minutes. Uncover. Raise heat. Add 5 cups vegetables. Stir fry 3-6 minutes. Season with salt and remaining sugar. Add soup stock, soup base, snow peas, and bean sprouts and bring to a boil. Combine cornstarch with cold water and stir into pan. Stirring constantly, cook until mixture thickens. Serve over chow mein noodles.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Add a little soy sauce to the noodles right after cooking for a little extra flavor.

 

 

 

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