Canton-Style Chicken Chow Mein

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

To me, this is the ultimate Chinese comfort food. When we were young, my mom worked sixty to seventy hours a week, earning fifty cents an hour as a seamstress, so she had hardly any leisure time. On those rare Saturdays when she had some time off, she’d make big steaming bowls of her delicious chow mein for lunch. This dish showcases Cantonese noodles at their best. The egg noodles are pan-fried on both sides so they’re crispy on the outside, but still soft and tender on the inside. The noo