Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Mostly when I make chow mein I just throw in whatever is in the fridge. This is a tried and tested kid - friendly version I like to make for the little 'uns sometimes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Finely slice the chile.
  2. Add a little water to the garlic, chile and ginger to make a paste.
  3. Cook the noodles in boiling, salted water for 4 minutes, and refresh in cold water.
  4. Heat the sesame seed oil in a frying pan or wok and cook the chile paste and onion for 10 minutes.
  5. Add the rest of the veggies until they're cooked, but still crunchy.
  6. Add the noodles for a couple of seconds and combine. Drizzle with a little soy sauce.

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