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Chow Mein


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  • 1 Tbs sunflower oil
  • 500 g beef mince
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbs curry powder
  • 5 cups chopped veges (carrots, celery, chinese cabbage, capsicum, beans, etc)
  • 1 tin water chestnuts
  • 1 cup (250ml) salt-reduced chicken stock
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons salt-reduced soy sauce
  • 350g packet fresh thin egg noodles
  • Optional: crushed nuts to top


Servings 4
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 25mins


Step 1

Prepare noodles

In a wok heat oil, fry curry powder, beef, garlic and onions until cooked.

Add all vegetables (except beans and cabbage) and stir until tender (approx. 5 mins). Add stock, oyster sauce, soy sauce and noodles and stir fry for 2 - 3 mins until sauce thickens slightly. Add cabbage and beans reduce heat to low and cook for additional 5 mins until all vegetables are tender.

Serve with crushed nuts if desired


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