Hamburg Chow Mein Quick and Easy

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Carol Junkins
from Hanson, MA

This recipe used to be on the back of a rice box many years ago. Its very adaptable to adding your favorite chinese veggies, sometimes I add sliced mushrooms, etc. My family has always loved it and over rice with chinese noodles its really good and quick!!

serves family
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    hamburg
  • 1 1/2 c
    water
  • 1/2 lg
    onion
  • 3-4 stick
    of celery (chopped)
  • 1 can
    bean sprouts
  • 1 can
    sliced or whole chestnuts
  • 1 can
    sliced mushrooms or peas
  • SAUCE:
  • 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 tsp
    gravy master
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 1 tsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp
    sugar
  • topping 1 can chow mein noodles
  • I ADJUST THIS SAUCE BY ADDING MORE SOY SAUCE AND WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE TO GIVE IT A LITTLE KICK AS THEY SAY.
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How To Make

  • 1
    Fry hamburg in large skillet ~ drain grease if needed. Pour water in and add chopped celery and onion ~cover ~ let simmer til tender (10-15 Min)
  • 2
    Add canned bean sprouts and canned sliced or whole chestnuts that have been drained and rinsed under cold water then add to pan and heat til hot. (can also add canned mushrooms, whole or sliced)
  • 3
    Sauce: mix all ingredients together and stir as you add to hamburg ~ add more water as needed. (I add more soy sauce and worcestershire sauce to give it more zip)
  • 4
    Pour all over boiled Rice (around 2 cups) and top with chow mein noodles. QUICK & EASY !!!!!
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