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Street Food Style Bread Snack Recipe – Chow Mein with Leftover Bread

Bread Chow Mein

Do you have so much leftover bread but it feels wrong to just throw it out? Don’t let it go to waste! Take that leftover bread, that day-old bread, and make your own street food style snack.

Chow Mein with leftover bread is a very easy recipe and is made with vegetables and some interesting flavours. You can have this for breakfast or lunch. The inspiration for this recipe comes from Indo_chinese cuisine, in particular a classic chow mein recipe.

Street Food Style Bread Snack Recipe – Chow Mein with Leftover Bread

Recipe by Anastasia


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  • Leftover bread (cut into cubes)

  • Red Capsicum or Paprika

  • Carrots

  • Onions

  • Tomatoes

  • Garlic

  • Ginger

  • Olive Oil

  • Salt – 1tsp

  • Vinegar

  • Soy Sauce

  • Corriander


  • First, add 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil to a large pan. Add onion, ginger, garlic and carrots. Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  • After that, add the chopped paprika. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes and cook it until it’s slightly pulpy. You can also use ketchup if you don’t have tomatoes at home.
  • Then, add 1 tsp of salt. Add the leftover bread sliced into small pieces, the soy sauce and vinegar. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Lastly, garnish with fresh coriander and serve hot. Enjoy!

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