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lo mein noodles

Lo Mein Noodles

Stop the take out madness and make your own delicious Lo Mein Noodles at home.

Course Easy Dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Lo Mein Noodles
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 421.21 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner

Ingredients

NOODLES

  • 10 oz. linguini noodles, uncooked
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons oil Use a Vegetable oil or Light Olive Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon soy sauce

VEGETABLES

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 large cloves of garlic, chopped fine
  • 3 cups bagged vegetable blend (carrots, cabbage, greens) (buy the bagged shredded or chopped vegetables)

SAUCE

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sesame oil

CHICKEN

  • 3/4 lb. chicken breasts, sliced super thin
  • 3 teaspoons corn starch
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Instructions

  1. If using chicken for this recipe, cut the boneless chicken breasts into super-thin strips using a large sharp knife. Place in a bowl, sprinkle with corn starch and then drizzle with soy sauce. Mix well and let rest for at least 30 minutes. (Skip this step if not using chicken)

  2. Cook noodles according to package directions, drain and rinse well with cold water. Put noodles back in the pan and gently stir in oil and soy sauce.

  3. (If using chicken) While noodles are cooking, add oil to the skillet or wok and heat to medium-high. Cook thin chicken strips for about 3-4 minutes or until cooked through. Do not overcook. Remove cooked chicken to a plate.

  4. While noodles are cooking, drizzle oil in a wok or large skillet. Heat to medium-high. When skillet is hot add the minced garlic. Cook for 1 minute and then add the vegetables. Stir fry for about 3-4 minutes, adding more oil if necessary. Add a few shakes of soy sauce for flavor.

  5. Mix together the soy sauce, brown sugar and Sesame oil.

  6. Once the vegetables are cooked crisp, add the sauce to the skillet or wok. Cook and stir for about 1-2 minutes. Add cooked noodles back to the pan and stir-fry for about 3-4 more minutes, keeping heat on high.

  7. Add chicken back to the pan if using.

Nutrition Facts
Lo Mein Noodles
Amount Per Serving (6 g)
Calories 421.21 Calories from Fat 70
% Daily Value*
Fat 7.77g12%
Saturated Fat 1.1g7%
Cholesterol 36.29mg12%
Sodium 840.45mg37%
Potassium 474.76mg14%
Carbohydrates 47.64g16%
Fiber 3.69g15%
Sugar 8.06g9%
Protein 24.26g49%
Vitamin A 1557.34IU31%
Vitamin C 3.83mg5%
Calcium 32.95mg3%
Iron 1.84mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.