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Gordon Lum's Chicken Look Funn With Chinese Noodles

Gordon Lum makes his popular Chinese look funn noodles with chicken - look funn is similar to chow fun but it comes in flat sheets and is cut into thin noodles.  The texture is a little more tender than chow fun noodles.
Posted By: As Seen On OC16
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Chicken Recipes
Cuisine Chinese, Local
Servings 1 Serving
Calories 1428 kcal


  • 6 sheets plain look funn (5 pounds), sliced into noodles
  • 3 chicken thighs, boned and sliced thin
  • 0.5 lbs green beans (or Chinese peas, sweet peas), sliced
  • 0.5 lbs carrots, julienned
  • 1 lb bean sprouts
  • 4 tablespoons mushroom Aloha shoyu soy sauce
  • oil
  • Hawaiian salt
  • Chinese parsley or green onions garnish (optional)


  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Aloha Aloha shoyu
  • 1 teaspoons Hawaiian salt
  • 1 tsp sesame seed oil
  • 1 tsp liquor (whiskey, sake, sherry, etc.)
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 0.5 tsp sugar
  • 0.5 inch ginger smashed
  • 2 cloves garlic smashed


  • Rinse then dry the boned chicken thighs and slice thinly.
  • Combine the marinade and add the chicken.
  • Mix well and refrigerate for 30 minutes or as long as overnight.  
  • Heat the oil in a wok or a large pot.
  • Remove the ginger and garlic from the marinade and sear in hot oil for 30 seconds and then discard.  
  • Sear the chicken in a wok/large pot and remove the chicken from the heat when it is 70-80% cooked.
  • Add a tablespoon of oil and sear the beans and carrots.
  • Add a pinch of Hawaiian salt and a dash of sesame seed oil.
  • Saute for 2 minutes. Add the chicken back and mix for 1 minute.
  • Add the sliced look funn and mix constantly while slowly adding the mushroom shoyu until the look funn is between a light and medium brown in color.
  • While still mixing, sprinkle in 2 teaspoon of Hawaiian salt. Taste and add more Hawaiian salt only if needed.  
  • Add the bean sprouts and mix until the bean sprouts just begin to wilt but are still slightly crisp.
  • Turn off the heat and transfer the look funn to a large bowl. Garnish with Chinese parsley and/or green onions and serve.


Calories: 1428kcalCarbohydrates: 79gProtein: 86gFat: 91gSaturated Fat: 39gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 332mgSodium: 9549mgPotassium: 2926mgFiber: 22gSugar: 40gVitamin A: 39814IUVitamin C: 103mgCalcium: 294mgIron: 12mg
Keyword OC16, Chicken, Funn Noodle, Chinese, Hawaii, chinese chicken, chicken noodles, chinese chicken food, chinese chicken recipes, chicken noodles recipe, hawaiian chicken noodles, chinese food recipes
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