soy sauce fried noodles/Cantonese fried noodles|
Soy Sauce Pan Fried Noodles (Cantonese Chow Mein)
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Cantonese comfort dish--soy sauce fried nice also known as soy sauce chow mein.
Course: Breakfast, staple food
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: noodles, Pan Fry
Servings: 2
Calories: 335 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 100 g dried egg noodles , thinner ones are better
  • 1 cup bean sprouts remove the roots , cut into sections
  • 6 blanched chives , cut into sections
  • 3 green onions , shredded
  • 1/4 white onion
  • 3 tbsp. cooking oil , divided
  • pinch of salt , if necessary
Mixed Sauce
  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boiling and cook the noodles for 1 minute. During the process, separate the noodles. Transfer the noodles out and drain.

  2. In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients of the sauce and set aside.
  3. Add around 2 tablespoon of oil in wok and slow down the fire, fry until the noodles becomes dry and crispy. However this is only optional if you want a real Cantonese flavor. You can skip this to make a regular chow mein recipe. Transfer the noodles out.

  4. Turn up the fire and add another tablespoon of oil, add onion and the white sections of green onions in.

  5. Place noodles back, add blanched chive, spring onions and drizzle the sauce. Mix well. Sprinkle some salt if necessary. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Soy Sauce Pan Fried Noodles (Cantonese Chow Mein)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 1486mg 62%
Potassium 221mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 7.2%
Vitamin C 14.2%
Calcium 4.6%
Iron 10.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.