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Quick Chow Mein
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Quick and super easy Chinese Chow mein with shredded cabbage
Course: staple
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: noodles
Servings: 2
Calories: 553 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 200 g instant noodles
  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Lao Gan Ma black bean chili sauce
  • small pinch of salt if needed
  1. Read the instructions of the noodle package; cook the noodles in boiling water for 1 minute less than the time given by the instructions. Drain well.
  2. Heat cooking oil in wok or skillet over medium heat, fry minced garlic until aroma and then shredded cabbage until soft.
  3. Stir in cooked noodles and other seasonings. Mix well and serve hot!
Recipe Notes

As both lao gan ma and soy sauce contains salt, spare the extra salt and taste the noodles before adding.

Nutrition Facts
Quick Chow Mein
Amount Per Serving
Calories 553 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Sodium 3621mg157%
Potassium 344mg10%
Carbohydrates 71g24%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 120IU2%
Vitamin C 27.6mg33%
Calcium 57mg6%
Iron 4.6mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.