This ham chow mein require easy ingredients you have on hand, In Chinese cooking, chow mein refers to stir fried egg noodles with meat/seafood or vegetables. It can be cooked in wet or dry, the wet style uses more water while the dry requires more oil. See Chicken Chow Mein to learn more.
- 5 oz. parboiled chow mein (egg noodles)
- 3 oz. ham/sausage
- 2 oz. onion
- 1/2 quart cabbage
- 1 tsp red/green chili
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
- 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1/5 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp sesame oil
- Peanut/canola oil for frying
- Parboil noodles until tender, not over-soft. Remove and drain for ham chow mein recipe.
- Slice cabbage and onion diagonally into strips with ham. Chop red and green chili. Set aside.
- Heat a wok to hot with oil over medium-high heat, add onion, stir fry briefly until aromatic.
- Combine together the Napa cabbage and chilies; fry constantly until tender and juicy.
- Add together parboiled egg noodles, turn the heat to medium-low and mix in sauces.
- Whisk around until ham chow mein noodles are well coated with sauces, serve hot.
Fell free to use the ingredients you have in the refrigerator; just don’t limit your imagination.