Shrimp Chow Mein
If you are looking for a fast dinner or lunch idea then this Chinese recipe is for you! I made this chow mein recipe with noodles, shrimp, sliced onions, bell pepper and garlic but meat or chicken can be substituted for shrimp.
Yield: Serves 3-4
- 255 g Chinese noodles
- 400 g uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 onion, thinly sliced
- 1 bell pepper, sliced
- 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
- 2 teaspoons paprika powder
- 4-5 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 3 tablespoons olive oil
- crushed red pepper, as much as you like
- chopped peanuts, optional
Cook the noodles according to the package instructions. Rinse under cold water, drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, heat 1-tablespoon olive oil and 1-tablespoon butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimps and cook until both sides are pink. Add 1-teaspoon paprika powder and crushed red pepper and stir. Set aside.
Heat 1-tablespoon of butter and 2 tablespoons olive oil in a frying pan or wok over medium heat. Add the onion and bell pepper. Cook until they are soft. Add the garlic and 1-teaspoon paprika powder and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Add the noodles and soy sauce. Stir together until combined and heated through.
Then add the shrimps and stir-fry quickly until everything is well mixed. Add the chopped peanuts and serve.
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