Stir-Fry Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

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Lo Mein is one of the most popular Chinese American dishes in the US. Watch this video and master Lo Mein in just a few minutes!

Vegetable Lo Mein Recipe

Serve: 4 people
Rest time: 2 hours
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes

For the vegetables:
4 dried shiitake mushrooms, rehydrated in water for 2 hours, cut into thin slices
½ sweet onion, cut into thin slices
½ carrots, julienned
1½ cup cabbage, cut into thin slices
1 tablespoon cilantro stems, cut into 1 inch pieces
2 stalks scallions, the green part, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

For the Lo Mein:
1 package Chinese Lo Mein, 16 ounce
Pinch of sea salt
1 teaspoon oil

For the sauce:
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
pinch of sea salt
pinch of white pepper
pinch of sugar
¼ cup shiitake mushroom stock
1 teaspoon cornstarch


For the preparation:

To make the sauce, in a bowl, add in the soy sauce, dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, salt, white pepper, sugar, shiitake mushrooms stock, and cornstarch.

Cooking the Lo Mein:

To boil the Lo Mein, in a pot, bring water to a boil. Add a pinch of salt and vegetable oil (The oil is going to prevent the noodles from sticking together.) Also add the Lo Mein. Separate the noodles with chopsticks. Cook over high heat until al dente for about 3 minutes. Drain and rinse in running water. Set aside.

To stir-fry the Lo Mein, in a pan, add the vegetable oil, onion, and carrots. Stir-fry over high heat for 30 seconds. Then add in the shiitake mushrooms and cabbage and stir fry until softened for another 30 seconds. Add the Lo Mein and the sauce, and stir- fry until everything is combined for about 2 minutes. Put in the stems of cilantro and scallions and cook for another 20 seconds. Serve!

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