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Chicken chowmein

chicken chowmein

chicken chowmein is a nepali/chinese dish that is very healthy and easy to make. It is one of my favourite dishes when I am on Holiday in Nepal.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese, Nepali
Servings 4 persons


  • 200 gram brocoli
  • 400 gram chicken cut into strips
  • 200 gram mushrooms
  • 300 gram noodles I took rice noodles
  • 4 pieces carrots medium sized
  • 3 pieces paksoi
  • 1 piece yellow onion
  • 4 pieces spring onions
  • 2 cm ginger root
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 piece red chili pepper
  • 2 pieces green jalapeƱos
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or to taste
  • salt, pepper, cumin, coriander to taste


  • Cut all the vegetables into pieces.
    Chicken chowmein ingredients
  • Heat olive oil in a wok-pan and bake the chicken strips until done. Then put them aside.
  • Meanwhile heat to water for baking the noodles as indicated on the packaging.
  • Add some oil in the wok-pan and bake the ginger, garlic and onion for a few minutes.
  • Add the other vegetables, except for the paksoi.
  • Add the spices and the sauces and bake the vegetables al dente.
    Chicken chowmein making of
  • Add the paksoi leaves to the noodles a few minutes before they are ready.
    Chicken chowmein making of
  • When ready, transfer the noodles and the paksoi to the wok-pan with the vegetables. Also add the chicken strips and let the flavours mix for a few minutes.
Keyword chicken, chowmein, Nepal, nepali, wok