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I Can't Believe It's Probably Not Chow Mein. Great recipe for I Can't Believe It's Probably Not Chow Mein. Being adventurous as well as somewhat cheap actually leads to some interesting results. This noodle stir fry is a testament to that.

I Can't Believe It's Probably Not Chow Mein The traditional difference is that chow mein is a crispy fried noodle covered or tossed in sauce, while lo mein is a soft noodle lightly coated in sauce. What I've typically experienced is that lo mein noodles are thicker in size with more chew, and the chow mein noodles are thinner and can have a more wavy shape. If you can't find chow mein noodles you can substitute yakisoba noodles and just toss the packet and use the noodles only.. You can cook I Can't Believe It's Probably Not Chow Mein using 9 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of I Can't Believe It's Probably Not Chow Mein

  1. Prepare 250 g of Egg Noodles.
  2. It's 2 tablespoons of Oyster Sauce.
  3. It's 2 tablespoons of Soy Sauce.
  4. It's 1.5 tablespoon of Hoisin Sauce.
  5. It's 1/4 teaspoon of seasoning salt.
  6. It's 1 teaspoon of red curry paste.
  7. Prepare 400 g of white meat (can be pork or chicken in strips).
  8. Prepare 1 pack of precut stirfry vegetables.
  9. Prepare 30 g of margarine to fry.

Lo Mein means "Tossed Noodles" sooooo I believe the vegetable dish you are referring to to is Chop Suey not Chow Mein which is a fried noodle dish. And here's how to make it. Totally fine to cook Chow Mein in a skillet instead of a wok. Just be sure to use a big one - so your noodles don't go flying as you enthusiastically toss!

I Can't Believe It's Probably Not Chow Mein instructions

  1. In a separate pot boil the egg noodles boiling water for 7 minutes. Once finished, drain in a colander whilst pouring cold water through. Set aside and cover..
  2. In a wok on high, melt the margarine and brown your white meat..
  3. Once browned, add the red curry paste, seasoning salt and half of the soy sauce, hoisin sauce and oyster sauce..
  4. Fry for about 2 minutes.
  5. Add your stir fry vegetables and cook until there's just enough space to place your egg noodles you set aside..
  6. Place the egg noodles in the wok then cook and mix for about 5 minutes..
  7. Add the rest of the soy sauce, hoisin Sauce and oyster sauce. Cook for 2 minutes more and adjust the taste if you so need with soy sauce or seasoning salt..
  8. Place in a pyrex dish once done and serve hot..

Drain in a colander and rinse under cold water until noodles. In America, this is an East Coast/West Coast split, I think. West Coast chow mein is nearly always what the East Coast calls lo mein. West Coast lo mein has thicker noodles. On the West Coast, if we wanted East Coast chow mein we'd say Hong Kong chow mein.