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Lo Mein

The perfect blend of crisp veggies and tasty noodles dredged in a homemade sauce are combined into one authentic-tasting Chinese veggie lo mein.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Asian, Chinese
Keyword Lo Mein Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 314kcal


  • 6 oz lo mein noodles cooked and drained
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1/2 cup carrots grated or sliced very thinly
  • 1 cup bok choy leaves
  • 1 red bell pepper sliced thinly into strips
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 green onions sliced with a handful of the green parts reserved for garnish
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup mirin
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 1 teaspoon water optional


  • Whisk together soy sauce, ginger paste, sesame oil, mirin, and sugar.
  • Heat sesame oil over medium heat in a large skillet or wok. Toss all of the vegetables into the pan, stirring gently and stir-frying until softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Pour about half of the sauce over the vegetables and stir.
  • Add cooked pasta noodles and toss to combine.
  • Add the remaining sauce or as needed for flavor and color then heat just until noodles are heated through and sauce is well distributed throughout noodles.
  • Serve immediately. Garnished with a sprinkle of green onions if desired.


Calories: 314kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 1079mg | Potassium: 331mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 4712IU | Vitamin C: 63mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg