CHICKEN  CHOW MEIN

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Who doesn’t like to prepare a quick and easy Asian dish?  For this recipe, you can substitute the original chow mien noodles for ramen noodles and it will still taste like you ordered Asian take-out. This quick one-pot recipe is loaded with veggies and diced stir-fried chicken. While there are countless similar recipes available online, none beats this Belizean classic recipe. Learn how to make this bountiful feast for your family by following this guide.

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WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Half a chicken (cleaned and cubed after cooking)

  • 3 cups water

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 pack Chow Mein noodles or 3-4 ramen noodle packs

  • 1 tablespoon Butter

  • 2 cups of Cabbage (shredded)

  • 1 medium sized sweet bell pepper (diced)

  • 1 medium sized onion (diced)

  • Soy Sauce

  • Worcestershire Sauce (Lee & Perrins)

  • 1 ball red recado (small)

 

DIRECTIONS:

*Boil half of a chicken in about 3 cups water with salt, pepper and 1 small ball of red recado.

*Remove chicken from the water and set aside.  Reserve the water to cook the noodles in.

*Boil 1 pack Chow mien noodles or 3-4 ramen packs in chicken water for about 5 minutes. 

*Drain and rinse the noodles with cold water to stop cooking process.

*Fry the pieces of chicken before cutting up. Brown slightly.

*In a little butter, stir-fry 2 cups of shredded cabbage, 1 diced sweet bell pepper and 1 diced onion

*Cut fried chicken in small pieces and add to vegetables, noodles.  Add 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce. Mix well and stir fry until all ingredients have been coated with the sauce.

 

*Optional: Add a dash or two of Aunt Sadie’s  pepper sauces for an added spicy kick.   

Interesting twist for flavor is to add Aunt Sadie’s Sweet Pepper Sauce or the Mustard Pepper Sauce