It’s the holiday, so we are cooking holiday food. Guyanese Chow Mein is one of the food loved by the Guyanese and Caribbean people; it is one of the most popular food Guyanese people cook for holidays. At the Legend Cookhouse, we have a standard procedure we use for cooking and we have invented a new distinctive sauce which is the Legend Cookhouse Chef Gourmet Sauce. Legend Cookhouse Chef Gourmet Sauce is very versatile and has multiple uses; they can be used in different dishes and in combination with other sauces to enhance flavor, aroma, and appearance of the food.

There are varieties of sauces that can be used to make Guyanese Chinese Fried Rice, Guyanese Chow Mein, and pepper shrimp. Chinese cuisine plays a significant role in Guyanese Chinese food culture due to the abundance of mind-blowing sauces and ingredients used to make the food. There are varieties of styles you can use to make your Guyanese Chow Mein.


Guyanese style chow Mein is easy to cook. You don’t have to be a professional before you can cook this meal at home. You can watch a demonstration on how to prepare this meal here.


  1. Cut all these vegetables to suit the shape of the meal you are preparing. Since Chow Mein comes in longer varieties, cut them in long style. This style is called the Julian style in the restaurant business. It is advisable to prepare all your vegetables ahead of time so you can cook your meal quickly and efficiently.
  2. Light up your saucepan or wok, and allow it to heat for a few minutes.
  3. Boil the chow Mein noodles in hot water for about six minutes. Avoid over boiling it to prevent it from becoming soft and clumpy. 
  4. Drain the chow Mein noodles in a colander  
  5. Put oil in the saucepan or wok, and let it heat up to its temperature.
  6. Add some onions in the and let it cook for a little bit. The main purpose of this is to season the oil.
  7. Add the long bean, stir and let it cook for a few minutes.
  8. Add the cabbage and carrots, keep stirring them to prevent them from burning. One of the main purposes of adding these is to make the food have an appealing look.
  9. Add some garlic powder and stir. The garlic powder sauce has everything; you don’t have to add salt.
  10. Add the chicken and shrimp; allow them to cook.
  11. Add the chow Mein, and allow to cook till everything in the saucepan or wok has a uniform temperature. 
  12. Add black pepper.
  13. Add the Legend Cookhouse Chef Chow Mein sauce, keep stirring and allow to cook for a few minutes.
  14. Turn off the heat, serve and enjoy the Guyanese style chow Mein.