Prepare the chow mein noodles according to package instructions. Set aside.
Combine brown sugar, soy, garlic and ginger, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Set aside.
Heat oil in a wok or skillet over medium heat. Saute the onion and celery for a few minutes, until soft. Then the cabbage and continue to saute until tender. Finally, add the cooked noodles and soy sauce mixture, tossing constantly until heated through and serve.