Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein

I made this for years using expensive Chinese Chow Mein noodles. $4 for 6 oz seemed a bit steep. Especially because I make it every other week. I decided to use thin spaghetti one night and never looked back. 🤣 $1 for 16 oz? Yes, please! So while it might not be 100% authentic, it is 100% delicious! ❤️🥢🥡 I love my veggies, so I usually add in a few more that Panda doesn’t use. 😋

Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein

• 1 Tablespoon Sesame Oil
• Tablespoon Vegetable Oil
• 1 medium Onion; chopped
• 2 1/2 cups Cabbage; shredded
• 1 cup Celery; thinly sliced
• 1 package Thin Spaghetti; cooked and cooled
• 1 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
• 3 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
• 2 cloves Garlic; finely minced
• 2 teaspoons fresh Ginger; grated
• 1 teaspoon Chile Paste
• Salt and Pepper to taste

  1. Heat a large skillet, Dutch oven or wok over medium high heat and add in oils. Once hot, add veggies and sauté until tender.
  2. Add in garlic and ginger; cooking until just fragrant.
  3. Add pasta, sauces and seasonings. Tossing to coat and adding more oil if needed.
  4. Continue to toss until the pasta is crispy and all of the ingredients are evenly distributed.
  5. Enjoy!

Looking for a main dish? Try one of these recipes!

Copycat Panda Express Orange Chicken
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Honey Sesame Chicken

Published by ashsinthekitchen

Home cook, gardener and lover of life!

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