How to Make HEALTHY Chow Mein Noodles Recipe At Home

How to Make HEALTHY Chow Mein Noodles Recipe At Home

Learn how to make chow mien noodles recipe at home, in a healthy and low calorie way.

This healthy Chinese Chow Mein Recipe is under 300 calories and makes a wonderful meal. We’ve even included protein “add in’s” for all diets, so you can boost the nutrition and stay full longer.

How to Make HEALTHY Chow Mein Noodles Recipe At Home

In this article, you’ll learn how to boost the ingredients of chow mein, so they work for you. Cutting hundreds of calories, and supplying you with a extra healthy chow mein noodle recipe.

This is the best chow mein recipe! You can make this a chicken chow mein recipe, a vegetarian chow mein recipe, a beef chow mein recipe… It’s all included in the recipe card below!

This simple chow mein recipe is only 291 calories and can be made in under 30 minutes!

How to Make Healthy Chow Mein Noodles Recipe At Home

This article will supply you with everything you need to learn how to cook chow mein at home. You’ll find out what noodles are used in chow mein, what chow mein spices you’ll need to pick up, and even find a low-calorie chow mein sauce recipe.

We’ve made these chow mein recipe is easy, by supplying you with a shopping list, printable recipe card, nutrition, and more.

This simple chow mein recipe comes with lots of helpful sections so you can learn how to make chowmein easily, at home…

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Homemade Chow Main Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Chow Mein at Home
  • Healthy Chow Mein Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Chow Mein Recipes

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this healthy chow mien recipe to Pintrest so it’s safely stored for you.

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Homemade Chow Main Ingredients

This low calorie chow mein recipe is packed full of vegetables, to help boost nutrition, and lower calories. We’ve also used our favorite calorie cutting track, Olive oil spray.

You can find out more about how we lower the calories in this low calorie chow mein stir fry in the nutrition section below.

Chow Main Noodle Options:

How to Make HEALTHY Chow Mein Noodles Recipe At Home

These chowmein ingredients are all packed full of nutrition. Make sure to get fresh whenever you can, and if you want to make spicy chow mein, simply add an extra Sriracha sauce.

Shopping List for Chinese Chow Mein:

Homemade Chow Mein Recipe:

Optional Protein Add Ins for Chinese Chow Mein:

  • Firm tofu
  • Chicken breast
  • Steak

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this easy chow mien recipe you want to make, and the recipe card will do all the measurement math for you!

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How to Make Chow Mein at Home

It’s easy to make homemade chow mein recipes! We’re taking all the guesswork out, and supplied you with a handy how to guide in this section.

In this how to make chow mien noodles recipe section, you will learn how to make healthy chow mein noodles at home, for a fraction of the calories, and in less time than it would take for take out to arrive.

Equipment For Simple Chowmein Recipe:

This how to make chow mein noodles recipe at home guide shows you just how easy it is to whip up a quick chow mein dinner at home in less than 30 minutes, including prep time.

How to Make Chow Mein Noodles:

  1. Cook the noodles according to the direction on package. (Takes about 20 minutes total, this can be done ahead of time.)
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together oyster sauce, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and Sriracha and set aside to marinate.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Spray with olive oil and add in the onion, celery and bok choy. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often, until starting to soften.
  4. Add noodles and cook for 3 more minutes
  5. Stir in the chow mein sauce, remove from heat and serve immediately.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, plus measurements, ingredients, nutrition and more in the recipe card below.

Up next, a recipe card for homemade chow mien recipes…

Healthy Chow Mein Recipe

This low-calorie chow mein recipe can be made in less than 30 minutes, including prep time! Plus, it’s only 291 calories, and extra filling.

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How to Make HEALTHY Chow Mein Noodles Recipe At Home

Low Calorie Chow Mein Recipe

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This low calorie homemade Chow Mein recipe is just 291 calories and so yummy!
We've included some "protein add ins" so you can learn how to make Chow Mein noodles recipe at home, while saving money and calories.
This healthy recipe for Chow Mein tastes just as good as take out and can be made in under 30 minutes, start to finish!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 28 mins
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 5 servings
Calories 291 kcal

Ingredients
  

Homemade Chow Mein Recipe:

Optional Protein Add Ins:

  • 1 cup firm tofu cubed
  • 1 cup sliced chicken breast
  • 1 cup sliced steak

Instructions
 

  • Cook the noodles according to the direction on package. (Takes about 20 minutes total, this can be done ahead of time.)
  • In a small bowl, whisk together oyster sauce, soy sauce, garlic, ginger and Sriracha and set aside to marinate.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Spray with olive oil and add in the onion, celery and bok choy. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring often, until starting to soften.
  • Add noodles and cook for 3 more minutes
  • Stir in the chow mein sauce, remove from heat and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 291kcalCarbohydrates: 59.3gProtein: 18.7gFat: 1.9gSaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1172mgPotassium: 1897mgFiber: 7.1gSugar: 8.2gCalcium: 737mgIron: 7mg
Keyword Main Course, noodles, Side Dish, vegetarian
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Nutrition and Calories in Chow Mein Recipes

Chow mein recipes are often full of calories and fat. Panda Express’ chow mien is over 500 calories, for the same serving size as ours… And our’s is under 300 calories!

Tips to Make Chow Mein Healthy:

  • USE OLIVE OIL SPRAY: You won’t need so much oil and will end up saving 100’s of calories and lots of fat!
  • DOUBLE THE VEGGIES: So you can have a larger portion, and more hide healthy ingredients in chow main sauce!

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Nutrition and Calories in Chow Mein Recipes

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