Lo Mein

Did you know that the average person in China eats 25 pounds of mushroom a year!? Chinese food is DELICIOUS and mushrooms can be added to just about anything!  So for all of you Chinese food lovers out there, we bring to you your very own Lo Mein!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

The easiest lo mein you will ever make in 15 min from start to finish. And it’s so much quicker, tastier and healthier than take-out!

INGREDIENTS

  • 8 ounces lo mein egg noodles*
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/2 cup snow peas
  • 3 cups baby spinach
FOR THE SAUCE
  • 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce, or more, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha, or more, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, ginger and Sriracha; set aside.
  • In a large pot of boiling water, cook lo mein egg noodles according to package instructions; drain well.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet or wok over medium high heat. Add garlic, mushrooms, bell pepper and carrot. Cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in snow peas and spinach until the spinach has wilted, about 2-3 minutes.
  • Stir in egg noodles and soy sauce mixture, and gently toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately.

NOTES

*If lo mein egg noodles cannot be found, spaghetti can be substituted.

Adapted from The Woks of Life