Chicken Chow Mein

Chicken Chow Mein


"My grandmother got this recipe from a friend over 30 years ago, and I have made additions to it. It's delicious! Serve over cooked white rice or crisp noodles."


servings 200 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 200 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8.8 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 19.7 g
  • 39%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 68 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 276 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a wok or skillet, melt butter or margarine over medium heat. Add mushrooms, celery, onions and garlic powder; cook until the onions have wilted. Add chicken broth and baby corn. Continue cooking until celery is cooked but still crisp. Stir in the green beans or bean sprouts and soy sauce.
  2. Mix cornstarch and water together in a small bowl. Slowly stir into vegetables. Sauce should start to thicken a little. Mix in chicken, and heat through.
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  1. 77 Ratings


I have tried this recipe several times, I thought it needed kicking up a notch. So I basically made a new recipe by adding 1 tablespoon of garlic powder, 1 box sliced fresh portobello baby mush...

Ohm, am I missing something here? I have not made this dish because I am looking for a CHOW MEIN dish, isn't chow mein a NOODLE? I see no noodles in this recipe, I don't get it, this is just a...

This was pretty good, although not a true oriental taste. Here are the changes I made (a combination of those previously listed): I added about 1 cup sugar snap peas, 1/4 tsp ginger, 1 tsp garl...

Wonderful dish! I made a few changes beforehand such as seasoning the chicken in lemon pepper and basil, added a little more soy sauce, added some chopped up cabbage and bean sprouts instead of ...

very excellent chow mein...i would just like to clear something up for everyone...i was born in philadelphia..but moved to LA for college...Lo Mein is the dish on the east coast which west coast...

I have lived on both the east and west coast. On the east coast we eat chowmein on top of rice and crispy noodles. On the west coast the sauce, veggies and meat are mixed with noodles, which mad...

This is a good base recipe. I found the sauce a little bland, I think it needs about twice the soy sauce and perhaps a bit of chicken bullion powder for a more intense chicken-y flavor. I also j...

Love this recipe!!! It seems like it might be a lot of work, but really takes no time to make, and have made it about once a month already!

Good dish but, is everyone out there that likes Chowmein to young to remember in the 70's chowmein was only made with beansprouts, green onions carrots, celery with bits of meat and all of this ...