Do you love stir-fries? Garlic Pork Chow Mein is a stir-fried dish filled with meat, veggies and noodles, coated in honey garlic sauce. It is a tasty and easy weekday meal! This post is brought to you by Chef’s Plate. All opinions and words expressed are my own.
It is amazing how my food preferences change throughout my pregnancy. One stage I love all processed, salty foods like Spam, and hotdogs, and the next stage I will be craving all clean food like roasted veggies and steamed fish.
My aversions and affinity for food change every time but what is constant is that I want the dishes to be easy, quick to prepare and of course, tasty.
I have partnered with Chef’s Plate to bring you this recipe for Garlic Pork Chow Mein. And boy I am so glad to share it with you because this type of dish-saucy, meaty, and filled with veggies is what my body craves right now. It is easy enough to make for your weekday meal.
You can go to Chef’s Plate to learn more about their meal subscription or to check the delicious recipes on their website for you to try. Garlic Pork Chow Mein is one of the recipes included in their meal subscriptions, which they will send you the ingredients for, so you can just easily cook them at home.
Garlic Pork Chow Mein is a loaded, Asian inspired noodle dish that gets its flavor from Asian sauces: honey, garlic, soy sauce and rice vinegar. The veggies in it, bokchoy, grated zucchini and carrots give texture to the dish, while the ground pork makes it so complete and filling.
Simply put, its your take out style dinner, cooked easily at home. This has become an instant favorite around here, and I am glad to have another easy dish to throw into our weekday meal rotation.
How To Cook Garlic Pork Chow Mein?
Heat oil in a large wok or pan. Once hot, add the ground pork and Asian spice blend. Cook and tear the meat apart while tossing occasionally for 3-5 minutes, or until no pink color remains.
To the pan, add the carrots, bokchoy, zucchini, garlic puree, noodles and water. Gently toss to stir, and cook for about 5-8 minutes, until the carrots are tender-crisp and the noodles are soft. Turn off heat.
Add the honey garlic sauce, soy sauce, and rice vinegar to the pan and stir to coat everything. Season with salt and pepper as needed. Serve the Garlic pork chow mein in serving plates and top with sesame seeds. Drizzle sriracha.
Easy, right? Such dishes win my heart, especially on busy days. I can get dinner ready in minutes, and it is so good.
I am sure you will love this too!
- 550 grams ground pork
- 2 tbsp Asian spice blend
- 454 grams chow mein noodles
- 227 grams bokchoy, chopped
- 227 grams carrot, julienned
- 400 grams zucchini, grated
- 28 grams garlic puree
- 56 grams soy sauce
- 170 grams honey garlic sauce
- 60 grams seasoned rice vinegar
- 2 tsp toasted sesame seeds
- 28 grams sriracha, for drizzling
- 4 tsp cooking oil
- salt and pepper to taste
- Heat 4 tsp of oil in a large wok or pan over medium-high heat. Add ground pork and Asian spice blend, cook for 3-5 minutes, breaking the meat and stirring occasionally until it is no longer pink.
- Add the zucchini, carrots, bokchoy, garlic puree, noodles and water to the pan. Toss gently to stir, and cook for 5-8 minutes until the carrots are tender-crisp and the noodles are softened. Turn off heat.
- Add the honey garlic sauce, the soy sauce and seasoned rice vinegar to the pan. Stir gently to coat everything. If needed, add salt and pepper to taste, Serve the noodles and top with sesame seeds. Drizzle with sriracha (optional).
Recipe from Chef's Plate
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1200Total Fat: 52gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 35gCholesterol: 129mgSodium: 2553mgCarbohydrates: 131gFiber: 8gSugar: 47gProtein: 49g