Easy Lo Mein Your Way!

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Lillian Russo

By
@Lilliancooks

This recipe tastes JUST like the Lo Mein I get from my favorite Chinese restuarant...but better, because I can add only the vegetables we like! In my photo I show this recipe plain, with just some chopped chives on top, but I have made it many times since then and have added chicken, bean sprouts, yellow and green onion and sometimes waterchestnuts! It all depends on who I'm making it for and what they like!

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Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    thin spaghetti
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 3 tsp
    pure sesame oil-must be 'pure'
  • 3 large
    cloves garlic-minced
  • 2 tsp
    toasted sesame seeds-can toast them in a small skillet
  • 1/4 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 c
    light soy sauce-must be 'light'
  • 2 tsp
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 1/2 c
    green onions-chopped
  • TOPPINGS (OPTIONAL) OR USE WHAT YOU LIKE

  • 2
    boneless skinless chicken cutlets-chopped into bite sized pieces
  • 1 large
    yellow onion-chopped
  • 1 small can(s)
    bean sprouts
  • 1
    celery stalk-chopped
  • 1 small can(s)
    sliced waterchestnuts-drained

How to Make Easy Lo Mein Your Way!

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook spaghetti according to package and set aside.
  2. Heat both oils in a large skillet on med/high.
    Add garlic and any toppings from the list and saute until cooked through.
  3. Add toasted sesame seeds and cayenne pepper. Then
    add soy sauce and peanut butter, simmer on low for a few minutes.
  4. Pour this mixture over pasta and toss, top with green onions.
  5. Serve warm.

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About Easy Lo Mein Your Way!

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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