Shrimp Chowmein

30 mins
Prep: 10 mins | Cook: 20 mins | Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp of vegetable oil/ olive oil
  • 500 gms of peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 cups chow Mein noodles/ regular egg noodles(250 gms), cooked
  • ¼ cup of sliced green onion tops (only the dark green part)
  • ½ cup thinly sliced onion
  • ½ cup thinly sliced all 3 color bell peppers
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • ¼ cup of soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of honey
  • 2 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp minced fresh garlic
  • 2 tsp of toasted sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Process

  • Heat half of the oil in a wok over high heat. Add the white onion and cook for 3 minutes or until onion has started to brown and soften.
  • Add the bell peppers and celery, cook for 3-4 minutes until vegetables have started to soften. Add the cabbage along with 2 tbsp of water. Cook, stirring constantly, until cabbage is wilted and cooked through, about 2-3 minutes. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Remove the vegetables from the pan and plate onto a plate.
  • Heat up the remaining oil in the pan and add the shrimp. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until pink and opaque.
  • Add the vegetables back into the pan with the shrimp.
  • Add the chow meinnoodles to the pan with the shrimp and vegetables.
  • In a small bowl mix together the soy sauce, honey, ginger, garlic and sesame oil.
  • Pour the sauce over the noodle mixture, tossing to coat evenly. Cook for 1-2 minutes more.
  • Serve immediately.
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