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Chicken Chow Mein Nests

These crispy, savory nests are filled with a flavorful mixture of stir-fried chicken, crunchy vegetables, and a delicious soy-based sauce. The textures and flavors all come together to create a delightful appetizer or snack that's sure to please any crowd.

87% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Chicken Chow Mein Nests

Under 30 minutes


for 12 servings

  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • ½ cup spring onion (50 g), chopped
  • 2 ½ cups bean sprout (250 g)
  • 1 pack fresh egg noodle
  • muffin tin

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 152
  • Fat 2g
  • Carbs 11g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Protein 19g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. To make the sauce, mix the grated ginger, garlic, ketchup, soy sauce and oyster sauce in a small bowl until combined. Set aside
  2. Fry the chicken until cooked through.
  3. Add the red pepper and spring onion and fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the beansprouts and fry for a further 3-4 minutes.
  5. Add the sauce and fry for another minute or two.
  6. Add noodles to each hole of the muffin tin and pat down to make a small indent.
  7. Bake for 15 minutes at 180°C (350°F).
  8. Remove nests from muffin tin.
  9. Spoon the chow mien onto the baked noodles.
  10. Enjoy!
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Chicken Chow Mein Nests