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Turkey Chow Mein


Tired of turkey sandwiches? Chow mein is a great way to serve leftover cooked turkey from Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

Serves 3 to 4

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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 2 cups fresh mushrooms, cleaned and cut in half
  • 1 - 2 stalks celery, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 red onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped, optional
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts, rinsed and drained
  • .
  • Sauce:
  • 1/2 cup packaged chicken broth, low-sodium preferred
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • .
  • 2 cups packaged chow mein noodles, or to taste
  • 3 - 4 tablespoons oil for stir-frying, as needed
  • 3 cups cooked turkey
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Clean and prepare all the vegetables. Mix together the sauce ingredients, whisking in the cornstarch last.

Cook the noodles according to the package directions.

Heat a wok or frying pan over medium-high to high heat. Heat 1 tablespoon oil. When oil is hot, add the mushrooms and stir-fry for a minute. Remove from the pan, add more oil, and stir-fry the celery and red bell pepper. Remove from the pan, add more oil and stir-fry the onion and garlic. Add the turkey into the pan. Cook for a minute, then add the other vegetables back into the pan. Stir in the bean sprouts. Add the sauce. Heat to boiling, then add the noodles. Mix everything together and serve hot.

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