Beef Chow Mein

  • Active Time 15m
  • Total Time 45m

Serves 4-6


  • 6 1/2 ounces wheat flour, rice stick or thick egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 teapoons peeled and grated fresh ginger
  • 12 ounces round or sirloin steak, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 8 fresh shiitake mushrooms, brushed clean and sliced
  • 6 scallions (shallots/green onions), sliced
  • 6 ounces broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons beef stock
  • 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil


Cook noodles as directed on package. Drain and set aside. In glass or ceramic bowl, combine soy and hoisin sauces, garlic and ginger. Add steak slices, turn to coat in marinade, cover and marinate for 30 minutes. Drain and reserve marinade.

In wok or frying pan over medium-high heat, warm vegetable oil. Add steak and stir-fry until meat changes color, 3-4 minutes. Remove from pan. Return pan to medium-high heat, add mushrooms, scallions and broccoli, and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add noodles, steak, reserved marinade, stock, sherry and sesame oil. Cook until heated through, 1-2 minutes.

Serve immediately, divided among individual plates.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Periplus. All rights reserved.

RecID 3197

nutrition information per serving

297 calories; 9g total fat; 35mg cholesterol; 481mg sodium; 37g carbohydrates; 8g fiber; 21g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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