Chinese New Year Long Life Stir-Fry

Chinese New Year Long Life Stir-Fry

It is Chinese tradition to eat long noodles on New Year’s Day. The long noodles are said to represent long life and it should be consumed on the first day of the new year to ensure longevity. Here’s a yummy way to do it.

  • 1 package of Annie Chun’s Organic Chow Mein Asian Meal Starter
  • 2 TBSP vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup of prawns (devined) (can also use sliced chicken or beef)
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup sliced shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 cup bok choy, sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red or yellow bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts, washed and dried
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallion
  • 1/4  cup chopped cilantro


  1. Cook noodles as directed on package and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in stir fry pan over medium heat.
  3. Add prawns and cook for 3-5 minutes until cooked through.
  4. Stir in mushrooms, bok choy, onion and bell pepper and cook until vegetables are tender and crisp.
  5. Add noodles and sauce and mix well (add a tablespoon of oil if noodles are too sticky).
  6. Garnish with bean sprouts, scallion and cilantro. 
Serves 2