Zucchini Noodles Chow Mein Recipe Healthy and Low Carb | @bestrecipebox

Zucchini Noodles Chow Mein

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Asian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 187 kcal
You can add chicken, pork , beef or shrimp. Just cook your protein after you add the onions and garlic. Then continue the recipe. See post for additional recipe details. We used a Spiralizer to create the zucchini noodles.


  • 2 medium zucchini
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce or low sodium soy sauce (use Tamari for gluten free)
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar (or distilled white vinegar)
  • 1 Tablespoon oyster sauce or hoisin for vegetarian
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil , grapeseed oil or any cooking oil
  • 1 small onion , diced
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 red bell pepper , thin sliced
  • 1 large carrot , julienned
  • 1 cup sliced red cabbage
  • kosher salt or sea salt , to taste
  • fresh cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro (optional)
  • chili garlic sauce , sriracha or hot sauce (optional)


  1. Cut zucchini into noodles with a spiralizer, julienne tool or mandoline. Set aside.
  2. Make the sauce: In medium bowl combine soy sauce, vinegar, and oyster sauce (or hoisin). Set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium high heat. Add onions and garlic, cook until soft.
  4. Add red bell pepper, carrot and red cabbage. Cook until vegetables are tender, about 2 minutes.
  5. Add the zucchini noodles and the sauce. Stir everything in the pan until coated and continue cooking until zucchini noodles are tender, about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Garnish with cilantro, serve with hot sauce.