Camping recipes: Chow mein

By: Macca, Photography by: Macca

There's nothing better than a quick and easy campsite meal, and this hearty chow mein recipe is an all-round winner.

Camping recipes: Chow mein
Chow mein is a hearty classic.


• 500g beef or chicken mince

• 2 tbsp chicken stock powder

• 3 cups water

• 1 tsp curry powder

• 3 tbsp soy sauce

• 3 tbsp tomato sauce

• 2 tbsp rice uncooked

• ½ cabbage shredded

• 1 cup frozen peas

• 1 large onion, sliced

• 1 carrot, diced

• Salt and pepper to taste


Brown the mince in a large pan. Add water and stock, and bring to the boil.

Add all other ingredients and simmer until the rice is cooked and vegetables are tender.

Add water as required if it begins to dry out too much. 

This recipe and much more appeared in Camper Trailer Australia #113 2017. Subscribe today for the latest caravan reviews and news every month!