Shrimp Chowmein

Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 20 minutes | Servings: 2 people

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 while 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 place 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 mein noodles 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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