The year is the year of the goat.
In honor of the holiday, here is a simple noodle dish.
Pork Chow Mein Noodles
Ingredients:14 ounces fresh chow mein or thin egg noodles
3 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil, divided
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 pound ground pork
2 garlic cloves, crushed
4 green onions, thinly sliced
2 celery sticks, thinly sliced
1/4 cup chicken stock
2 tablespoons Chinese stir0-fry sauce
1/4 cup oyster sauce
1/2 small Chinese cabbage (Napa cabbage), shredded
1 cup beansprouts
soy sauce , to serve
Place noodles in a heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water and let stand for 2 minutes or until tender. Drain. Separate. Set aside.
Heat wok over medium heat. Add peanut oil and swirl to coat. Add egg and tilt wok to form a thin omelet. Cook for 1 minute or until almost set. Slide omelet out and onto a chopping board. Roll up and thinly slice.
Heat remaining oil in wok. Add pork. Cook by breaking up with a wooden spoon, until browned, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, green onions and celery. Mix together and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Add stock, Chinese sauce and oyster sauce to the mixture. Bring to a boil. Add noodles and cabbage. Cook for 1 minute. Add sprouts and omelet. Stir to combine. To serve, drizzle with soy sauce.