Egg Noodles With Chicken and Mung Bean Sprouts in Oyster Sauce: A Chinese-Inspired Dish

Updated on August 1, 2019
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How to make Chinese-style egg noodles with chicken and mung bean sprouts in oyster sauce.
How to make Chinese-style egg noodles with chicken and mung bean sprouts in oyster sauce. | Source

The mung bean sprout is an edible sprout with a crisp texture that is commonly used in East Asian stir-fry dishes. Ever since I was a kid, I've loved these sprouts—not only because they're delicious but also because they're easy to cultivate.

Egg noodles are also common in East Asian cuisine. These noodles are made with eggs and flour, and they are often considered to be a comfort food.

This is my easy-to-follow recipe for egg noodles with chicken and mung bean sprouts in oyster sauce. You can enjoy this dish as a main course, side dish, or even as a tasty snack.

Ingredients

  • 100 grams egg noodles
  • 70 grams chicken, diced
  • 60 grams mung bean sprouts, cooked
  • 20 grams onion, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • salt, to taste
  • pepepr, to taste
  • water, as package instruction for the noodles
  • oil, for cooking
chicken, egg nooodles, and mung bean sprouts in oyster sauce
chicken, egg nooodles, and mung bean sprouts in oyster sauce | Source

Utensils

For Preparation:

  • 1 big bowl
  • 1 medium bowl
  • 2 small bowl
  • 2 medium plates
  • chopping board
  • knife

For Cooking:

  • frying pan
  • saute pan
  • cooking spoon
  • tong

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 25 min
Yields: 1 serving

Instructions

  1. In a frying pan, fry half of the sliced onions. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in saute pan. Saute garlic and the rest of the onions. Add the chicken.
  3. Pour in water to the pan. Allow it to boil.
  4. Season the boiling water with salt and pepper.
  5. Add the egg noodles. Cover the pan. Adjust the amount of water if necessary.
  6. Once the noodles are cooked and the water has boiled off, add the mung bean sprouts and oyster sauce.
  7. Season again with salt and pepper if needed. Turn off the heat immediately.
  8. Serve the dish with fried onions on top.

Egg Noodles with Chicken and Mung Bean Sprouts Step-by-Step Procedure

Tips and Techniques

  1. Use chicken broth if preferred.
  2. Allow the water to boil before adding the egg noodles to prevent sogginess.
  3. Add salt into the boiling water to add flavor to the egg noodles
  4. Try growing mung bean sprouts at home. It's both organic and cheap.

Finished Product

mung bean sprouts recipe
mung bean sprouts recipe | Source

Questions & Answers

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        Dred Cuan 

        11 months ago from California

        Hello Mary,

        I hope you try it! It tasted so good. Let me know the result after you try! Have a nice day!

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        Dred Cuan 

        11 months ago from California

        Hi Liz,

        Since I was a kid up to now I'm all grown up, I still prefer to eat chicken than any other meats since it's a much healthier choice. Actually, I find it hard to digest other meats so I prefer to eat fruits, vegetables, chicken, fish, and seafood more often.

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        Mary Norton 

        11 months ago from Ontario, Canada

        Last night, I was thinking of making some so now, I can with this recipe.

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        Liz Westwood 

        11 months ago from UK

        Another tasty recipe to add to the collection. Chicken has grown greatly in popularity in the UK during my lifetime due to its relative cheaper cost and its health benefits.

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