Secret Recipes

Panda Express Chow Mein

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Ingredients:

  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 scallions, trimmed, and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch thick pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced Napa cabbage
  • 1/4 cup sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/4 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp Oriental sesame oil
  • 1/2 Tbsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1 tablespoon cold water
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 1/4 pound cooked vermicelli noodles

Preparation:

In a large heavy skillet heat the vegetable oil until it is hot but not smoking and in it stir-fry the scallions, cabbage, celery and bean sprouts for 3 minutes, or until the cabbage is wilted. Add the sugar, broth, soy sauce, and sesame oil and simmer the mixture, covered, for 3 minutes. Stir the cornstarch mixture, stir it into the vegetable mixture, and bring the liquid to a boil. Season to taste with red pepper flakes. Simmer until heated through and serve over noodles.

Servings:
1