Having Traditional Chinese Food at Home

December 5th, 2017

Traditional Chinese food is widely known for the delicious flavours and, as mentioned in a previous post, it’s one of the healthiest cuisines across the world. It’s really easy to get the taste of authentic, traditional Chinese food at home and we’re here to help with that. Below, we’ve given you tips for having traditional Chinese food at home and a recipe for one of our favourite dishes, chicken chow mein.

Top Tips

Use dried ingredients to achieve the best, natural flavours.

For really traditional flavour, always use fresh and natural ingredients.

Make your own sauces; this is what can help to make your food healthier.

Chicken Chow Mein Recipe

A picture of chicken chow mein

Chicken chow mein is one of our favourite dishes; it’s full of flavour and can also be quite simple to make at home.

Marinate 50g of shredded chicken breasts in 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp dry sherry, 1 tsp sesame oil and ¼ tsp ground white pepper; leave to marinate for 10 minutes.

Cook 115g egg noodles in a pan of boiling water for approximately 4 minutes; drain the noodles and leave in a bowl until’ later in the process.

Stir fry the marinated chicken for 2 minutes; put in a bowl until’ later.

Stir fry 25g mangetout (shredded) and 1 garlic clove (crushed) for 1 minute and then add in your noodles, 1 spring onion (finely chopped), 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp dark soy sauce, ½ tbsp dry sherry and ¼ tsp ground white pepper and stir fry for a further 2 minutes.

Finally, add the chicken to the rest of the ingredients and cook for 4 more minutes, or until’ the chicken is cooked.

Order a Chinese Takeaway

A picture of Chinese takeaway

Instead of cooking dishes for yourself, why not order traditional Chinese food to get delivered straight to your doorstep? Here at YamYam To Go, we’ve got a range of delicious, Asian dishes on our menu, all at a really reasonable price! Order a takeaway today on 0800 246 1829.