Chicken Chow Mein for Two
Our goal: a flavorful, vibrant supper that comes together quickly.
Why This Recipe Works
This quick Asian American staple is a common item on Chinese takeout menus, but to adjust the yield so that it would serve just two, our recipe needed some tweaking. After testing many noodle varieties, we opted for the fresh Chinese egg noodles commonly found in Asian markets and international grocery aisles. But we also found that the same amount of angel hair pasta mimicked the soft noodle that is the signature of this dish. A mixture of oyster and soy sauces, along with garlic, ginger, and scallions, gave the dish the Asian flavors we wanted while keeping the ingredient list to a minimum. Adding ingredients to the nonstick skillet in stages according to their cooking time ensured that each component was perfectly done.