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Gran's Chow Mein - Japanese Style Recipe

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Contributor:  
Kristi Van Dooren
Added: Monday, September 19, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 pkgs. chow mein noodles
oil
Pam
chicken breasts (cut into strips) or pork
sliced mushrooms
chicken broth
1 can bean sprouts
1 canwater chestnuts (sliced thin)
large onion
3 stalks celery
carrots ( chopped small or grated)
pea pods or green beans (frozen)

Directions:
Directions:
Chow mein noodles - Add 2 pkgs at a time to boiling water. Use chopstick to stir, so it won't stick together. When water boils, add 1 c. water - Boils again, add 1 more c. of water. Cook until taste done. Drain and rinse with cold water. Add little bit of oil. Mix with hand. Put handful of noodles into a pile on cookie sheet lined with paper towel. To fry noodles: Spray Pam on pan then add half dollar size of oil to pan on high heat. When oil is spread out, add handful of noodles to pan. Turn on med. low heat. (Leave noodles alone - don't stir). When brown, remove noodles, put in pan to side. Keep noodles warm in oven at 275 - 300 degrees.
Veggies:First spray pan with Pam. Brown chicken breasts (cut into strips), add sliced mushrooms, then chicken broth. Let simmer - in meantime get vegetables ready. In strainer wash bean sprouts. Add on top of strainer i can of water chestnuts - sliced thin. Chop up large onion - put of top of water chestnuts. Chop celery fine (3 stalks) add to strainer. Carrots (chopped small or grated) add to strainer. Pea pods or green beans (frozen) - fistful add to top of strainer. Get broth boiling. Put veggies in broth in the order of the strainer (starting with pea pods). Stir fry until veggies are crisp done. Pour veggies over noodles that have been warming in the oven (275 - 300)

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