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Lo Mein Noodles Recipe
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Lo Mein Noodles Recipe

This lo mein noodles recipe is easy to make, ready in 15 minutes, with simple ingredients and easy to customize however you'd like with vegetables and spices.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: bell peppers, egg noodles, noodles, soy sauce, sriracha
Servings: 4
Calories: 308kcal

Ingredients

FOR THE LO MEIN SAUCE

  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar or use honey
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha or to taste

FOR THE LO MEIN NOODLES

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil + 1 tablespoon divided
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup napa cabbage shredded
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped (or use hotter peppers as desired)
  • 1 cup cremini mushrooms sliced
  • 1 large carrot julienned
  • 1/2 cup snow peas
  • 2 cups bok choy
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 8 ounces lo mein noodles egg noodles
  • For Garnish: sesame seeds, red chili flakes

Instructions

  • Make the Lo Mein Sauce. Whisk together the dark and light soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, sugar or honey, ginger and sriracha until well combined. Set aside until ready to use.
  • Cook the Shrimp. Heat 1 teaspoon sesame oil in a large wok or pan to medium heat. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and cook them 3-4 minutes, or until cooked through. Set aside.
  • Stir Fry the Vegetables. Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in the same wok to medium high heat. Add the cabbage, bell pepper, mushrooms and carrot. Cook for 5-6 minutes to soften.
  • Add the snow peas, bok choy and garlic. Cook, stirring, 2-3 more minutes to soften.
  • Boil the Lo Mein Noodles. While the vegetables are cooking, boil the lo mein noodles for 3-4 minutes, or until cooked to your liking. Drain.
  • Combine. Stir the prepared lo mein noodles, reserved shrimp and reserved lo mein sauce into the wok. Toss and stir until well coated and warmed through.
  • Serve. Garnish with sesame seeds and red chili flakes and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 863mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 5238IU | Vitamin C: 69mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 1mg