Peel the onion and slice in half, then into half again to make quarters and slice these thinly into half moons.
Sauté in a wok or deep frying pan in the oil until transparent.
Add the bean sprouts to the pan and cook until transparent.
Add the soy sauce and salt and pepper.
Meanwhile, cook the noodles. They only take about 4 minutes. Drain very well.
Add the noodles to the pan and toss everything together. Serve immediately
Priced at Asda, January 2021
If you would your chow mein vegan, use noodles without egg in them, Blue Dragon and Noodl do vegan noodles. For a gluten free chow mein use rice noodlesI popped a small dish of this into the freezer last night to see what it would be like. I’ve just defrosted it, heated it, and tried it. Success, those delicate little bean sprouts survived!Got a great recipe? How about submitting it to appear on Thrifty Lesley!