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I’m all about cooking at home as much as possible. I mean, why order take-out when I can just make it myself (and better)?

This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!

Cooking at home has tons of benefits. First off, it’s much easier on the wallet. Second, when I make my family’s meals, I’m reassured that I know what actually goes into our dishes.

This chow mein recipe is jam-packed full of flavor! It tastes so much like my favorite takeout chow mein from Panda Express, but this one is made with ramen noodles which are, like, $0.25! Can’t get more cost effective than that!

Plus, it only takes about 15 minutes to prepare, making it a perfect, easy side dish for your weeknight dinner! This would be the perfect as a side dish to some orange glazed meatballs or some sweet and sour chicken!

So let’s get started in preparing this easy and yummy chow mein!

Ingredients:

  • 2 packages dry Ramen noodles (cooked and drained – you will not use the
  • spice packets)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion , sliced
  • Half of a small cabbage sliced in thin strips – about 8 oz
  • 2 stalks of celery, cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoons oyster sauce
This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!

Serves 6

Time: 15 minutes

Instructions:

Slice the onions and cabbage in thin strips and set aside.

This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!

Drizzle oil in your pan and heat on high.

When the oil is hot, add celery, cabbage and onions.

Toss around the veggies and allow to cook until caramelized.

This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!

As the veggies caramelize, cook ramen noodles and drain.

Add cooked noodles in with the veggies and toss until everything is well-mixed.

This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!

Add soy and oyster sauce and toss together.

This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!
This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!
This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!
This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!
This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!
This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!

Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein

Yield: 6 servings
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

This Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein is jam-packed full of flavor! Plus, it only takes about 15 minutes to prepare, making it the ideal weeknight dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 packages dry Ramen noodles (cooked and drained – you will not use the spice packets)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion , sliced
  • Half of a small cabbage sliced in thin strips – about 8 oz
  • 2 stalks of celery, cut into small pieces
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoons oyster sauce

Instructions

  1. Slice the onions and cabbage in thin strips and set aside.
  2. Drizzle oil in your pan and heat on high.
  3. When the oil is hot, add celery, cabbage and onions.
  4. Toss around the veggies and allow to cook until caramelized.
  5. As the veggies caramelize, cook ramen noodles and drain.
  6. Add cooked noodles in with the veggies and toss until everything is well-mixed.
  7. Add soy and oyster sauce and toss together.

This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!
This 15-minute dinner tastes so much like Panda Express’ famous Chow Mein. We hope your family enjoys this Copycat Panda Express Chow Mein as much as our family does!

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