Chicken Chowmein

Chowmein or Chinese stir-fried noodles, is also a very popular street food in India. This recipe uses store bought rotisserie chicken. Did you know you can make a ton of recipes with rotisserie chicken? From fried rice, tacos, sandwiches, soups, salads, healthy stir fry, casseroles to bowls- the choice is endless. This is a super quick recipe especially for kids and tastes awesome. This can be eaten as a quick lunch too @sarchakra

PREP TIME:10 mins

COOK TIME:15 mins

YIELDS: Serves or makes 3

Ingredients

  • Noodles 1 package
  • Sesame oil 4 tsp
  • Chicken 1 cup thinly sliced
  • Garlic 1 tbsp
  • Pepper 2 tsp
  • Fish sauce 2 tsp
  • Soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • Salt
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Rice vinegar 2 tsp
  • Eggs 3

Method

  • Boil noodles according to box directions. Drain and set aside. Mix in 1 tsp oil into the noodles.
  • Beat eggs in a bowl and season with salt and pepper. Heat a pan. Add 1 tsp sesame oil. Pour the eggs. Roll the pan around so the egg can spread out. Fry on a medium heat till done. Remove. Cut into strips.
  • Heat 2 tsp sesame oil. Add garlic. Add chicken. Season with salt and pepper. Add in soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar and fish sauce. Stir fry on a high flame.
  • Add in noodles. Check the seasoning. Stir to combine. Turn the heat off. Serve the noodles with the fried egg strips.

I used two different kinds of noodles but using any or either is fine.

Making the omelette
Omelette is ready
Cut into strips
Sautéing the chicken with garlic and sauces
Adding the noodles and checking seasoning
Chowmein is ready
Closeup
Chicken Chowmein

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