Veggie chow mein

Chinese chow mein is the ultimate comfort food. Make with chicken, pork or fish or keep it completely vegetarian with this simple recipe. Perfect for meat-free Mondays.

Veggie chow mein


  • 4 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp dry sherry
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 180g chow mein noodles
  • Fresh pepper
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 carrots, julienned
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 6 baby corn
  • ½ small savoy cabbage, shredded
  • Sesame seeds, white and/or black


  1. Mix together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sherry, sugar, sugar, sesame oil and pepper and set aside.
  2. In a pan heat some oil and fry the onion and the carrots and cook for a few mins.
    Add the corn and cook for a few more mins.
  3. Add the cabbage and the peas and cook for a few more mins.
  4. Add the cooked noodles and the reserved sauce and stir through making sure everything is coated.
  5. Serve, topped with sesame seeds.

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