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- 1/2 lb. soft chow mein noodles
- 3 1/2 oz. carrot
- 2 eggs
- 2 green onions
- 2 tsp light soy sauce
- 1 tsp black bean sauce
- 1/4 tsp salt
- Canola oil for frying
- Coriander, optional
- Measure out the main ingredients we will need to make this Cantonese chow mein recipe. Crack eggs in bowl, and whisk around with dash of salt. Slice carrot diagonally into strips.
- Boil egg noodles in a saucepan with boiling water for 1-2 minute until tender.
- Remove and soak in cold water for a while until cool enough, remove and mix around with dots of olive oil.
- Heat frying pan or a wok to medium heat with 1 tsp cooking oil, stir fry egg until both sides is golden brown.
- Remove and cut into strips, set aside.
- Reheat wok to high at medium-high heat with 1 1/2 tsp oil; add carrot, stirring constantly for 30 seconds until tender. Add green onion.
- Combine together chow mein noodles, stir in soy sauce and black bean sauce, well tossed until completely combined.
- Re-add egg back to wok, use chopsticks to whisk all ingredients around, season it with salt.
- Garnish this Cantonese chow mein dish with chopped coriander if desired, transfer and serve hot.