Beef chow mein

High in Protein: Beef chow mein is a protein-packed dish that helps in muscle growth and repair.

Nutritional Benefits

  1. High in Protein: Beef chow mein is a protein-packed dish that helps in muscle growth and repair.
  2. Good Source of Fiber: The vegetables and noodles in this recipe provide a good amount of dietary fiber, aiding digestion and promoting a healthy gut.
  3. Rich in Vitamins and Minerals: The variety of vegetables used in beef chow mein contribute to its high vitamin and mineral content, including vitamins A, C, and K, as well as potassium and magnesium.
  4. Low in Fat: When prepared with lean beef and minimal oil, beef chow mein can be a low-fat option for a satisfying meal.
  5. Provides Energy: The combination of carbohydrates from noodles and protein from beef helps to provide a sustained release of energy throughout the day.
  6. Boosts Immune System: The ingredients in beef chow mein, such as garlic and ginger, have immune-boosting properties that can help fight off infections and strengthen the immune system.


  1. 8 ounces of beef, thinly sliced
  2. 2 cups of chow mein noodles
  3. 1 cup of sliced bell peppers
  4. 1 cup of sliced carrots
  5. 1 cup of bean sprouts
  6. 1/2 cup of sliced onions
  7. 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  8. 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  9. 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
  10. 1 teaspoon of sesame oil
  11. 1/4 cup of chicken broth

Processing Steps

  1. Marinate the beef: In a bowl, combine the beef with soy sauce, oyster sauce, and minced garlic. Let it marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Cook the noodles: Boil the chow mein noodles according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.
  3. Stir-fry the vegetables: Heat some oil in a wok or skillet. Add the sliced onions, bell peppers, and carrots. Stir-fry for a few minutes until the vegetables are slightly tender.
  4. Cook the beef: Push the vegetables to one side of the wok and add the marinated beef. Stir-fry until the beef is cooked to your desired doneness.
  5. Add the noodles and sauce: Add the cooked noodles to the wok along with bean sprouts. Pour in the chicken broth and sesame oil. Stir-fry everything together until well combined and heated through.
  6. Serve: Transfer the beef chow mein to a serving dish and garnish with chopped green onions or sesame seeds if desired.

Tips and Recommendations

  • For a healthier option, use whole wheat chow mein noodles instead of regular ones.
  • Feel free to customize your beef chow mein by adding other vegetables like broccoli or mushrooms.
  • Add a kick of heat by including some chili flakes or sriracha sauce in the marinade.
  • To make it gluten-free, substitute soy sauce with tamari or coconut aminos.
  • Serve hot with a side of steamed rice or enjoy as a standalone dish.
  • Make sure to slice the beef thinly to ensure quick and even cooking.

Shopping List:

  1. Beef
  2. Chow mein noodles
  3. Bell peppers
  4. Carrots
  5. Bean sprouts
  6. Onions
  7. Garlic
  8. Soy sauce
  9. Oyster sauce
  10. Sesame oil
  11. Chicken broth
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