Special chow mein
Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a wok or large frying pan, and stir-fry the garlic, ginger and chillies. Add the chicken, prawns and beans. Stir-fry for 4–5 minutes over a high heat until the chicken and prawns are both cooked. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and set aside.
Cook the egg noodles in a saucepan of slightly salted boiling water for 2–3 minutes until tender.
Heat the rest of the oil in the same wok used for the chicken and prawn mixture. Add the beansprouts and garlic chives. Stir-fry for 1–2 minutes. Add the noodles and toss to mix. Next, add the soy sauce and oyster sauce, and season with salt and pepper.
Return the prawn mixture to the wok. Reheat and mix well with the noodles. Stir in the sesame oil, and serve immediately.