Beef Chow Mein

Beef Chow Mein

This classic recipe is very tasty, easy to make and loaded with vegetables so it's very healthy.

CAL P/SERVE
265
kJ P/SERVE
1110
FAT P/SERVE
8.7g
CARBS P/SERVE
18g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
24.2g
SUGAR P/SERVE
9.9g
SODIUM P/SERVE
469g
FAT
%
2.7%
ENERGY RDI%
12.7%

Cabbage is very high in Vitamin K and Vitamin C and is also a good source of fibre which means it is great for weight loss because it helps keep us feeling full longer. You can substitute the beef with chicken mince or turkey mince if you like.

This recipe is low fat, low sugar, high protein, dairy free.

Ingredients

  • 250g lean minced beef
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • ½ red capsicum, diced
  • 1/4 green capsicum diced
  • 2 med mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tsp. garlic, crushed
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cups (100g) finely chopped Chinese cabbage
  • 1 carrot, grated
  • 1 tbsp. Kecap manis - sweet soy
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • 2 tsp. curry powder
  • ½ (125g) pkt rice noodles

Method

  1. Boil kettle. Soak rice noodles in a large bowl with hot water for 2 mins, drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a wok or non-sick pan over medium heat.
  3. Now add onion and sauté for 5 minutes until translucent.
  4. Add capsicum and sauté a further 2 mins.
  5. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds, (don't burn).
  6. Now add lean minced beef sauté until well browned, braking up the mince with your wooden spoon. Add curry powder and water and stir. Add mushrooms, cabbage, beef stock and grated carrot and stir fry for a further 4 - 5 minutes, then stir in kecap manis.
  7. Now incorporate rice noodles gently.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 4 Serving size:322g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 1110 kJ 345 kJ
  265 Cal 82 Cal
Protein 24.2 g 7.5 g
Fat, total 8.7 g 2.7 g
- Saturated 2.7 g 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 18 g 5.6 g
- Sugars 9.9 g 3.1 g
Sodium 469 mg 146 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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