Looking for a Panda Express Chow Mein recipe? Try our version!
If you grew up eating chow mein from Panda Express on every visit to the mall, you might be wondering how to recreate that recipe at home.
The good news is, homemade Panda Express chow mein is easy! Plus, it’s a healthier option that tastes delicious.
And, you don’t need any fancy equipment.
A wok is helpful, but not mandatory. A large skillet will work too.
What is chow mein?
Mein, or “mian,” refers to noodles in Chinese. Chow, or “chao” in Chinese, means stir fry.
So, chow mein involves parboiled wheat noodles stir fried with vegetables.
What is in the Chow Mein at Panda Express?
The Panda Express chow mein recipe includes pan-fried Yakisoba noodles, bean sprouts, shredded onion, cabbage and celery. Sesame oil and cooking oil are used, along with Chinese cooking wine and soy sauce.
Our version of Panda Express chow mein includes chicken. Feel free to add beef or pork instead.
What Noodles Are Used for Chow Mein?
You can use either flat or rounded noodles for chow mein. Yakisoba noodles, or even ramen noodles, will work.
Just discard the flavor packet.
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