Longevity Noodles With Chicken, Ginger, and Mushrooms

This dish is traditionally eaten for Chinese New Year. Everything is cut long to symbolize longevity, hence the name. This version is adapted from Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge by Grace Young. Please note, this recipe uses fresh noodles; if using dried follow package instruction and it will take longer to make.

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  • Prep
    20 mins
  • Cook
    10 mins
  • Serve in
    30 mins

Ingredients

  •   12 ounces lo mein noodles (fresh)
  •   2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  •   12 ounces boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into thin bite-sized strips
  •   1 tablespoon fresh ginger, finely shredded
  •   1 teaspoon chinese rice wine or 1 teaspoon dry sherry
  •   1 tablespoon chinese rice wine or 1 tablespoon dry sherry
  •   1 teaspoon cornstarch
  •   1 teaspoon soy sauce
  •   1 tablespoon soy sauce
  •   kosher salt
  •   1⁄4 teaspoon white pepper
  •   2 tablespoons peanut oil or 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  •   1⁄4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  •   5 ounces napa cabbage, thinly sliced (3 cups)
  •   4 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps thinly sliced (2 cups)
  •   1⁄2 cup green onion, finely julienned

Instructions

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