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Beef Chow Mein

Our Easy, Cantonese Inspired, Beef Chow Mein Is Loaded With Crisp Veggies, Tender Beef, and Eggy Noodles. Chinese food right at home! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword 30 Minute Meal, Beef Chow Mein, Easy Dinner, Weeknight Dinner
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 People
Calories 531kcal
Author Kathleen

Ingredients

Marinade and Beef:

  • 2 Teaspoons Cornstarch
  • 1 Teaspoon Rice Wine
  • 2 Teaspoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 Pound Flank Steak Sliced Across The Grain as Thinly as Possible

Sauce:

  • 3 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 3 Tablespoons Oyster Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Hoisin Sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 2 1/2 Teaspoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 Cup Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch

Chow Mein Ingredients:

  • 8 Ounces Yellow Chinese Egg Noodles
  • 2 Tablespoons Plus 4 Teaspoons Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Package 10-12 ounces Lightly Seasoned Asian Medley Frozen Veggies, Thawed and Drained
  • 1 Tablespoons Light Sesame Seeds
  • 1 Tablespoons Black Sesame Seeds
  • Green Onions, Thinly Sliced on the Diagonal

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, whisk together the marinade ingredients. Add the sliced beef and toss to evenly coat. Marinade for 30 minutes.
  • Whisk together all sauce ingredients in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Prepare the noodles according to package directions. Rinse under cold water, drain well and set aside.
  •  Heat the oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over high heat just until smoking. Add half of the flank steak in a single layer. Cook without stirring for 60 seconds. Continue to cook, stirring occasionally, another 60 seconds. Remove to a plate. Add 2 teaspoons oil to skillet and repeat cooking procedure with remaining beef. Remove to plate.
  • Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to skillet and thawed vegetables to pan and cook until tender-crisp. Add Sauce to the pan and bring to a boil. Add beef and any juice that has accumulated and the cooked noodles and simmer, adjusting heat as needed, until everything is heated through. Adjust seasoning.
  • Garnish with green onions and sesame seeds and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 531kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 1493mg | Potassium: 588mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 35IU | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 3.7mg