Lo Mein means "tossed noodles". In American Chinese restaurant, lo mein is a popular take-out
food. Lo mein noodles are usually stirred with a sauce
made from soy sauce and other seasonings. Certain vegetables are added to these noodles such as bok choy, green peppers, carrot and mushroom.
2 Handful of Multigrain Spaghetti
1/4 Cup of Mushroom
1/4 Cup of Red Onion, Diced
1/4 Cup of Green Peppers, Diced
1/4 Cup of Spinach
2 Tbsp of Peas
1/4 Cup of Carrot, Diced
2 Garlic Cloves
1/2 Tsp of Red Chilli Flakes
1 Tbsp of Olive Oil or Sesame Oil
1 Tsp of Black Bean Paste
1 Tsp of Soy Sauce
1 Tsp of Chilli Sauce
1/2 Tsp of Salt
1/2 Tsp of Sugar
Dash of Pepper Powder
1 Tsp of Hoisin Sauce
the spaghatti according to package directions. Boil the spaghetti in
water with a tsp of salt and oil. Wait for sometime. Once it get cooked,
drain the water and rinse it with cold water to avoid stickiness.
- Heat a pan with oil, add red chilly flakes, chopped garlic and onion. Fry till onions are transparent.
- Add all the veggie's ( Carrot, Green Bell Pepper, mushroom and spinach) Fry for 2 mins. Sprinkle some water and then cover pan with a lid so that all veggie's get cooked.
add the sauce. Mix/Toss it so that veggie's absorbs the sauce. Let it cook for 2 mins. Turn off the stove.
- Finally add cooked spaghetti. Toss for 30 secs and let the liquid absorbs.
- Transfer to a serving dish. Ready to eat.
- Use olive oil, it gives you a nice taste.
- Try to use whole wheat or Multi grain Spaghetti , because they are rich in fiber.
- You can also add chestnuts, bok choy, green onion, bean sprouts to this recipe.
Health Benefits of Spaghetti
- Good source of vitamin A, it promotes healthy vision, skin and bone growth.
- Rich in folic acid, aids in preventing megaloblastic anemia, a serious medical condition.
- It is a good source of potassium so it supports cardiovascular health, and proper muscle function.
Labels: American Recipes, Chinese Recipes