Turkey Chow Mein With Fresh Vegetables

Chow Mein
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  • 25 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings (4 portions)
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Tired of turkey sandwiches? 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.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups mushrooms (fresh, cleaned and cut in half)
  • 1 to 2 stalks celery (cut into 1-inch pieces)
  • 1 bell pepper (red, cut into bite-sized pieces)
  • 1/2 onion (red, peeled and chopped)
  • 1 cup bean sprouts (mung, rinsed and drained)
  • Optional: 1 clove garlic (peeled and chopped)
  • For Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup broth (packaged chicken broth, low-sodium preferred)
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (dark)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • For Noodles:
  • 2 cups noodles (packaged chow mein noodles, or to taste)
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons cooking oil (for stir-frying, as needed)
  • 3 cups turkey meat (cooked)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make It

  1. Clean and prepare all the vegetables. Mix together the sauce ingredients, whisking in the cornstarch last.
  2. Cook the noodles according to the package directions.
  3. Heat a wok or frying pan over medium-high to high heat.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon oil. When the oil is hot, add the mushrooms and stir-fry for a minute.
  5. Remove from the pan, add more oil, and stir-fry the celery and red bell pepper.
  6. Remove from the pan, add more oil and stir-fry the onion and garlic.
  1. Add the turkey into the pan. Cook for a minute, then add the other vegetables back into the pan.
  2. Stir in the bean sprouts. Add the sauce. Heat to boiling, then add the noodles.
  3. Mix everything together and serve hot.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1214
Total Fat 50 g
Saturated Fat 11 g
Unsaturated Fat 18 g
Cholesterol 452 mg
Sodium 1,675 mg
Carbohydrates 42 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Protein 145 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)