Beef Chow Mein
Super Healthy Beef Chow Mein Recipe
4 - 6
Nutritionally we often hear that we should eat a rainbow a day. This colourful chow mein is packed full of colour, is high in fibre and low in fat as well as being a good source of iron, vitamin B12 and zinc. Nutrition information aside it also ticks the taste test.
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500g Quality Mark beef mince
1 tbsp olive oil
350g noodle, instant, boiled, drained
You can substitute the chow mein noodles with with rice or vermicelli noodles.
2 tsp cornflour
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 cup beef stock
1 bunch bok choy
Or use baby pak choy or cabbage.
1 sliced onion
1 celery stalk
2 thinly sliced carrots
100g snow peas
400g can corn
To Make Noodles
Cook the noodles following packet directions. Drain well. Set aside.
Combine cornflour, soy sauce, oyster sauce and beef stock in a small bowl. Mix well to combine.
Heat a wok or large frying pan over high heat.
Add the oil, swirling to coat the pan.
Add mince and stir fry for 3-5 minutes or until browned.
Transfer to a heatproof bowl.
Stir-fry bok-choy in wok for 3 minutes or until leaves are starting to wilt (add a splash of water if you find bok-choy is sticking or starting to burn).
Transfer bok-choy to a bowl.
Add the onion and celery to the wok and stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes or until just starting to soften.
Add garlic and stir-fry for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
Return the mince to the wok, add the sauce mixture and stir-fry for 1 minute or until the sauce comes to a gentle boil.
Add the carrot, snow peas and corn.
Stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are just tender and the sauce has thickened.
Add the noodles back to the pan, tossing well to combine.
Serve the chow mein topped with the wilted bok choy, chilli and spring onion.
Nutrition Information per Serving (605 (based on 5 serves)g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)