Take a trip to Asia… in your kitchen! This beef chow mein recipe is tasty, easy, and fun. We infuse this recipe with the sweet flavors of pineapple, the savory taste of soy sauce, a variety of vegetables, and a lot more ingredients that will make your mouth buzz. It’s a hit in our household and we know it will be a hit in yours too! Stay tuned for part two where we explore other unique flavors for chow mein.
Beef or Pork Chow Mein
We infuse this recipe with the sweet flavors of pineapple, the savory taste of soy sauce, a variety of vegetables, and a lot more ingredients that will make your mouth buzz.
- 1 Pound Ground Beef
- 1 Medium Onion Chopped
- 2 Tablespoons Butter
- 1 Teaspoon Salt
- 2 Cups Celery Diced
- 1 Cup Water
- 1 Can (16 Ounces) Mixed Chinese Vegetables Drained
- 1 Can (16 Ounces) Bean Sprouts Drained
- 1 Can (4 Ounces) Sliced Mushrooms Drained
- 1 Can (13½ Ounces) Pineapple Tidbits or Chunks
- 2 Tablespoons Cold Water
- 2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
- 2-3 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
- 1 Can (16 Ounces) Whole Baby Corn
- 1 Can (Bag) Chow Mein Noodles
- Cook meat and onion in butter until lightly browned.
- Add salt, celery, and 1 cup of water to the meat and onions.
- Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until celery is crisp but soft (about 10 minutes).
- Drain pineapple, reserving ¼ cup of juice
- To your meat mixture, add Chinese vegetables, bean sprouts, mushrooms, pineapple, and baby corn. Cook until hot.
- In a seperate bowl, combine 2 tablespoons water and cornstartch.Stir in soy sauce and reserved pineapple juice. Add to meat mixture.
- Cook until slightly thickened, stirring constantly. Serve hot with cooked rice or chow mein noodles.