Turkey Chow Mein With Fresh Vegetables

Turkey chow mein in a bowl

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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 25 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Yield: 4 portions
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
446 Calories
19g Fat
32g Carbs
37g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 446
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 25%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 621mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 37g
Vitamin C 57mg 283%
Calcium 49mg 4%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 759mg 16%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Tired of turkey sandwiches? Originating in Northern China, Chow mein is a great way to serve leftover cooked turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. For more delicious fun, check out a few more Leftover Turkey Recipes.


For the Vegetables:

  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, cleaned and cut in half

  • 1 to 2 stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped

  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts, rinsed and drained

  • 1 clove garlic, chopped, optional

For the Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce

  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

For the Noodles:

  • 2 cups noodles

  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil, or as needed for stir-frying

  • 3 cups cooked turkey meat

  • Salt, to taste

  • Pepper, to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Turkey chow mein ingredients
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  2. Clean and prepare all the vegetables.

    Clean and cut vegetables
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  3. Mix together the sauce ingredients, whisking in the cornstarch last.

    Mix together sauce ingredients
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  4. Cook the noodles according to the package directions.

    Cook the noodles
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  5. Heat a wok or frying pan over medium-high to high heat.

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  6. Add 1 tablespoon of oil. When the oil is hot, add the mushrooms and stir-fry for a minute.

    Add oil
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  7. Remove from the pan, add more oil, and stir fry the celery and red bell pepper.

    Remove from pan
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  8. Remove from the pan, add more oil, and stir fry the onion and garlic.

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  9. Add the turkey into the pan. Cook for a minute, then add the other vegetables back into the pan.

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  10. Stir in the bean sprouts.

    Stir in bean sprouts
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  11. Add the sauce.

    Add the sauce
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  12. Heat to boiling, add the noodles, and mix everything together.

    Heat to boil
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  13. Serve and enjoy!

    Serve and enjoy
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