Recipe for Turkey Chow Mein-Style Noodles from Chef’s Plate

This week, Chef’s Plate brings a flavorful twist to your dinner rotation with a hearty and delicious Turkey Chow Mein-Style Noodles recipe. Ground turkey is stir-fried with a medley of fresh vegetables and infused with the aromatic essence of ginger, all tossed together with classic chow mein noodles in a savoury blend of sauces. The touch of sweet chili adds just the right amount of sweetness and spice, while sesame oil provides a nutty hint to this satisfying dish. Quick to prepare and packed with nutrition, this Turkey Chow Mein-Style Noodles dish promises to be a surefire hit for both the health-conscious and those looking for a quick, Asian-inspired meal on a busy weeknight. Let’s dive into the ingredients and step-by-step instructions for creating this culinary delight from Chef’s Plate.

Recipe for Turkey Chow Mein-Style Noodles

Turkey Chow Mein-Style Noodles with stir-fried veggies

Ingredients:

  • 250g ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • 2 green onion
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • ½ tbsp soy sauce
  • 200g chow mein noodles
  • 56g green cabbage, shredded
  • 2 tbsp sweet chili sauce
  • ¼ cup vegetarian oyster sauce
  • 1 carrot

Directions:

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, thinly slice green onions, keeping white and green parts separate. Peel, then cut the carrot diagonally into 1/4-inch rounds. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, sweet chili sauce, vegetarian oyster sauce, half the sesame oil and 1/4 cup water.

2. In a large non-stick pan, heat 2 tsp oil and remaining sesame oil over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add turkey, green onion whites and ginger. Cook for 4-5 min, breaking up the turkey into smaller pieces, until no pink remains.

3. To the boiling water, add noodles. Cook for 1-3 min, stirring occasionally, until tender but still firm to the bite. Drain and rinse noodles with cold water. Leave noodles in the colander to drain.

4. To the pan with turkey, add cabbage and carrots. Cook for 2-4 min, stirring often, until tender-crisp.

5. Reduce heat to medium, then add sauce to the pan with turkey mixture. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, add noodles. Toss for 1 min, until noodles are warmed through and coated in sauce.

6. Divide noodles between plates. Sprinkle remaining green onions over top. Enjoy!

 

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