Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

Rating 5.0
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This vegetable lo mein recipe features crisp-tender vegetables combined with a spicy-sweet soy chili noodle sauce. This fast and easy stir-fry dish is ready to eat in less than 30 minutes.
Utensils Dinner
Globe Chinese
20
ingredients
6
steps
30
minutes
Chef Gilley is passionate about teaching the beauty of Chinese cuisine and hosting cooking classes to share his knowledge and experience with others. In the past, he has operated an extension of his family's restaurant at a weekly food fest in Brooklyn, and is currently serving up delectable dishes as a sous chef in New York. Chef Gilley is famous for his cold sesame noodles, which have been heralded by Gourmet Magazine and the New York Times.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
For the Soy Chili Sauce
40 g
minced ginger
40 g
minced garlic
120 g
minced shallots
56 g
olive oil
15 g
sambal
8 oz
light soy sauce
15 g
honey
16 oz
water
15 g
sesame oil
1 tblsp
cornstarch
2 tblsp
cold water
For the Vegetable Lo Mein
1 lb
cooked lo mein noodles (see notes)
4 tblsp
olive oil
1 cup(s)
chopped asparagus, cut on the bias
1 cup(s)
sliced zucchini
1 cup(s)
chopped red bell peppers
2 cup(s)
sliced cremini mushrooms
salt and pepper, to taste
8 oz
soy chili noodle sauce (see above)
chopped scallion, as garnish

Directions 6 steps | 30 Minutes

Step 1

Make the sauce. In a large saucepan, sauté the minced ginger, garlic and shallots with the oil.

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Step 2

Add the sambal and cook for 2 minutes.

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Step 3

Add the soy sauce, water, honey and sesame oil. Bring to a boil. In a small bowl, mix the cornstarch and water. Add the cornstarch mixture to the sauce to thicken slightly. Set aside.

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Step 4

Heat the oil in a large non-stick pan over medium heat. Add the sliced vegetables with a touch of salt and pepper and cook until tender.

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Step 5

Pushing the vegetables to one side, add the chilled noodles to the pan. Slightly brown the noodles to bring out the flavor of the noodles.

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Step 6

Add the soy chili noodle sauce to the pan and cook until the noodles and vegetables are well glazed and seasoned. Garnish with sliced scallions. Enjoy!

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Notes:

To cook the lo mein noodles:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add the lo mein noodles and cook until tender.
  3. Rinse the noodles under cold water to remove the starch.
  4. Cool and add 1 teaspoon of oil to prevent the noodles from sticking to each other. 

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
843
FAT
36.9 g
PROTEIN
25.3 g
CARBS
106.2 g

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Robyn B.

Robyn

03 Oct 2022

Incredibly fast and tasty recipe. This made the perfect Friday night dinner, and the leftovers were just as good the next day.

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