Cantonese Chow Mein from Thuận Kiều

With the cold days still upon us (but, hopefully, soon to be behind us!) there’s nothing like diving into a bowl full of flavour. And what better dish than the sweet and savoury Cantonese Chow Mein from the Vietnamese restaurant Thuận Kiều in London, ON.

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Cantonese Chow Mein


  • 225 g (half package) fresh chow mein noodles
  • 2 oz vegetable oil
  • Handful beansprouts
  • ½ small garlic clove, chopped
  • ¼ red pepper, rough cut
  • ¼ green pepper, rough cut
  • 4 broccoli florets
  • 1” length carrot, cut in slices
  • 1 small celery stalk, cut on bias
  • 3 white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/8 white onion, cut in half
  • 3 bok choy leaves, cut in bite size pieces
  • 1 fish ball, cut in half
  • 1 fish cake, cut in quarters
  • 3 slices bbq pork (about 1 oz)
  • 2 16/20 shrimp
  • 3 pieces of squid, cleaned, approx. 1.5” x 1.5”
  • ¼ oz white cooking wine
  • 6 oz hot water
  • 1 tbsp corn starch slurry (2 oz water mixed with 1 tbsp corn starch)
  • 1 tbsp sugar, msg, salt mixture (1 part sugar, ½ part msg, ¼ part salt)


  1. Boil noodles until cooked, cool, reserve.
  2. Blanch all vegetables in water until ¾ cooked, reserve.
  3. Prepare squid by cleaning, skinning, score half tubes with knife in cross hatch pattern, cut into approximate 1.5” x 1.5” pieces.
  4. Peel shrimp, leaving tail intact.
  5. Blanch squid and shrimp in water until ¾ cooked, reserve.
  6. Heat 1 oz vegetable oil in wok until hot, add noodles, handful bean sprouts, and ¼ of sugar/msg/salt mixture.
  7. Stir fry to heat noodles and create slight crispy texture, remove and reserve to serving plate.
  8. Heat 1 oz vegetable oil in wok, add chopped garlic, blanched vegetables, seafood, bbq pork.
  9. Stir fry 30 seconds, add cooking wine, remaining sugar/msg/salt mixture.
  10. Add 6 oz hot water, corn starch slurry, cook until sauce has thickened.


Pour over cooked noodles on a serving plate, serve hot.

Find Thuận Kiều





Address: 1275 Highbury Avenue North #116, London ON

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