Noodles Chow Mein with duck and vegetables


Chow Mein is a Chinese dish based on high-heat sautéed noodles and very fast of which there are many variants.

It usually contains vegetables, meat portions and even prawns.

The Chow mein sauce is made up of chicken broth, soy bean sauce and oysters and is linked with a little cornstarch.

Well, let’s go with the recipe…

Noodles Chow Mein with duck and vegetables
Serves 4
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
12 min
Prep Time
10 min
Cook Time
12 min
  1. 250 g egg noodles
  2. 2 tbsp sesame oil
  3. 2 breast of Duck
  4. 2 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  5. 50g mangetout, trimmed
  6. 20 ml light soy sauce
  7. 25 ml dark soy sauce
  8. salt
  9. freshly ground white pepper
  10. 4 finely chopped spring onions
  11. 40 ml sesame oil
  12. For the marinade
  13. 30 ml light soy sauce
  14. 20 ml dark soy sauce
  15. 1/2 tsp. 5 spiced chinessse
  16. 3 tsp. cornflour
  17. salt
  18. freshly ground white pepper
  1. Cook the noodles by boiling them for 3-5 minutes in a pan of boiling water.
  2. Drain and put into cold water, drain again then toss with a little sesame oil.
  3. Using a cleaver, slice the duck into fine shreds.
  4. To marinate the duck, combine with the light soy sauce,dark soy, cornflour and 5 spice, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Mix well and leave to marinate for 20 minutes.
  5. In a wok until it is very hot add oil and, when it is very hot and slightly smoking, add the duck.
  6. Stir-fry the mixture for about 3 minutes, then transfer to a plate.
  7. Reheat the wok, and add more oil. Add the garlic and stir-fry . Add the mangetout.
  8. Add noodles, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, rice wine, salt and pepper, the sugar, the peepers, mini corn and spring onions and continue to stir-fry for two minutes.
  9. Return duck to noodle mixture.
  10. Continue to fry for 3-4 minutes.
  11. Stir in sesame oil, and give a few final stirs.
  12. Turn onto warm serving platter and serve
Adapted from Iria Castro
Adapted from Iria Castro
Catering Iria Castro

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