Thai Style Chow Mein

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I just got back from Maui (luckily we left just days before the tsunami!) and I have to say, the food there was the highlight of my trip! I won’t mention how much weight I gained in 6 days because you probably wouldn’t believe me, but that is partly due to this little restaurant called Aloha Mixed Plate. To. Die. For. Seriously I am still dreaming about their Kalua Pig Grilled Cheese sandwich w/ garlic fries. If you ever head to Maui, eat there. Trust me!

I wish I could find the top secret recipe for that sandwich, but sadly I can’t.  So for now this delicious recipe for Thai Style Chow Mein will have to do. I realize it is not a typical stockpile recipe, but it’s so yummy it’s worth it!  Plus, the Thai Peanut Sauce is so versatile you can use it not only in this recipe, but also as a delicious dipping sauce!  One of the best things about this recipe, besides how amazing it tastes, is how quickly and easily it can be prepared which makes it perfect for a quick dinner after a busy day.  This is also a great recipe to have the kids help with since they can mix the sauce while I am prepping the vegetables and tossing everything in the pan.  In fact, if I know that we have a jam packed few days coming up then we can easily make the Thai Peanut Sauce ahead of time and store it until I am ready to cook everything.  Have an especially crazy day?  You could easily prep the vegetables prior to dinner and have them in a plastic zipper bag or sealed container so you could pour them straight into the pan to saute and get dinner to the table within a matter of minutes!

Thai Style Chow Mein

This Thai Style Chow Mein recipe is delicious and quick to make. Plus, it brings back amazing memories of our island vacation!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Serves: 2
Adjust Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Carrots
  • 2 ounces Celery
  • 2 ounces Onions
  • 2 ounces Bean sprouts
  • 5 ounces Chow Mein Noodles
  • 1 ounce Thai Peanut Sauce

Thai Peanut Sauce:

  • 1 ½ pounds Creamy Peanut Butter
  • ½ cup Sesame oil
  • ½ cup Garlic Chili paste
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • cup Sesame seeds
  • cup Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ cup Soy sauce
  • ½ ounce Ginger

Instructions

  • Saute all vegetables together with a little bit of sesame oil.
  • Add noodles and continue to sauté a little longer.
  • Finish off by adding the Thai Peanut Sauce and tossing together well.

Thai Peanut Sauce:

  • Mix all ingredients together until smooth.
  • Use as a dipping sauce or stir-fry sauce.

Nutrition

Calories: 3131kcal | Carbohydrates: 202g | Protein: 104g | Fat: 232g | Sodium: 4967mg | Fiber: 28g | Sugar: 96g

Recipe Source: Aloha Mixed Plate

Meal Type: Main Dish
Categories: Meat and Poultry

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