Masterchow Chow Mein Cooking Sauce Review - Mishry (2023)
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From aroma to flavor and convenience, Masterchow Chowmein Cooking sauce is now a pantry staple for good reason.

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Masterchow Chow Mein cooking sauce hit all the right spots. Be it flavors, consistency, and even the aroma, this truly holds the authenticity of the classic desi chowmein.

Some soy, a splash of vinegar, chilli sauces and a sprinkle of ajinomoto – Desi chowmein has a special place in every Indian’s heart. Replicating those desi flavors at home not only requires a tray full of sauces, but a perfected recipe as well. Which sauce to add in how much quantity and when to add it? It can be confusing.

Well, if you’re someone who struggles with nailing the flavors of desi chowmein at home, Masterchow brings an easy, no-fuss solution. Masterchow Chow Mein Cooking sauce review revolves around its flavor, consistency and the convenience attached to it.  

Be it their fiery chilli oil or their stir-fry sauces, we’ve always had a delightful experience with Masterchow products. So did we like it or did we love it? 

All you need to know is explained in this table below. 

Masterchow Chowmein Cooking Sauce Product Details
Price Rs 170/-
Net Quantity 220 grams
Main Ingredients
  • Garlic paste
  • Chilli paste
  • Spices
  • I + G
Mishry Rating 4.3
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Our Review Factors

What aspects did we focus on when reviewing Masterchow Chow Mein Cooking Sauce?

The flavors and consistency of the sauce took the front seat to form our review. We also rated the product on how much convenience it adds to the cooking process. 

1. Taste

Despite being prepared with staple, everyday ingredients, chow mein sauce can add tons of complexity to bland noodles. A careful combination of ingredients, this sauce typically has savory, umami notes, owing to the use of ingredients like soy sauce, MSG, sesame oil, etc. 

We gauged to see how well Masterchow Chow Mein sauce could replicate these flavors. 

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2. Texture

What is the consistency of this sauce like? Drippy, flowy, or chunky? How did this mix with the noodles? Does it coat them evenly?

3. Convenience

Noodles, veggies, and Masterchow Chow Mein Cooking sauce. Does this sauce call for any other ingredients? How convenient is this to use? 

4. Other Parameters

Here we recorded the price, packaging, shelf life, ingredients used, etc. 

Masterchow Chow Mein Cooking Sauce – Detailed Review

Price + Packaging

This sauce is packed in a glass jar that has funky graphics and fonts on it. It holds 220 grams of product and is priced at Rs 170/- This has a shelf life of nine months.

Main Ingredients

Garlic paste, chilli paste, I + G, Vinegar, Soy Sauce, Water, Sugar, Soybean Oil, Ginger Powder, Garlic Powder are all the ingredients used. 

What is I + G? Why is it in my cooking sauce?

This additive, disodium glutamate, is frequently used with MSG in several packaged foods like canned soups, chips, dairy products too. 

So, what is it? It is a kind of salt derived from either tapioca starch (which is fermented), dried mushrooms, or sometimes animal fat. 

Why is this used with MSG? Because together, these compounds work towards enhancing the flavor of food. I + G specifically amplifies the intensity of salt. Basically, when MSG and disodium glutamate are consumed together, you will perceive food as tastier. 

The FDA (Food and Drug Association) and EFSA (European Food Safety Association) consider this safe. 

How did we test this sauce?

We boiled 150 grams of noodles, added some oil, onions, and carrots to it. Then we added four tablespoons (one serving of the sauce), and it was time to commence the taste test. 

masterchow chow mein cooking sauce packing
Such an eye-catchy packing.
masterchow chow mein cooking sauce appearance
It was flowy, thick, and had a robust aroma of garlic.

Aroma + Appearance

This cooking sauce had a deep brown appearance. We could not really see the elements, it looked fairly smooth.

Garlic oil and garlic powder are the first and last ingredients, respectively. The aroma was an inviting proof of the same. There was a sharpness of vinegar and chilli too. 

Taste & Texture

Masterchow Chowmein sauce was not too think. It was not flowy but had a droppable consistency. Even when we tossed some in noodles, it coated everything well, in a way that each bite held flavors equally. 

Now coming to a crucial aspect – taste. First things first, this sauce is packed with flavors. You need absolutely nothing from your pantry, not even salt. 

This primarily had flavors of garlic and soy. There’s an unmissable desi touch to the sauce which makes it tenfold better. Spice is balanced too, but you can add more if needed. 

masterchow chow mein cooking sauce testing
Super convenient.
Taste- 4/5
Consistency- 4/5
Convenience- 5/5
  • Delicious flavors
  • Commendable texture, easy mixability 
  • Fresh aroma
  • Convenient

Wish to replicate some desi flavors to your homemade noodles without much effort? We’d recommend this sauce by Masterchow. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some interesting FAQs on Masterchow Chow Mein Cooking Sauce.

No, the spice is very balanced. You also have the liberty to add more, if need be. 

No, but this contain I + G. We have explained in detail all there is to know about I + G.

Yes, this contains I + G which is a flavor enhancer. 

Yes, this is FSSAI-approved. 

Yes, this can be consumed by vegetarians. 

Final Words

Yum, indeed! Masterchow Chowmein Cooking Sauce had just the flavors and textures you would want in your bowl of chowmein. The claims of desi flavors and convenience are really well delivered on.

This product helps eliminate the need to gather several other bottles of sauces and ingredients to make a bowl of chowmein at home. It’s definitely a value for money purchase. 

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