Pork Lo Mein

Using barbecued pork from an Asian market adds extra flavor to this simple stir-fry.

Serves: 2Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ lb. fresh lo mein noodles
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 2 thin slices ginger, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup julienned red bell pepper
  • ½ lb. barbecued pork, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 scallions, quartered
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil

Directions

  • In a large pot, bring 2 quarts water to a boil with salt. Add noodles and cook for 2–3 minutes until firm but tender. Drain the noodles.
  • In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, and sugar. Set aside.
  • Heat a wok or medium skillet over medium-high heat until it is nearly smoking and add the oil. When the oil is hot, add garlic and ginger. Stir-fry for 10 seconds. Add carrots and stir-fry for 1 minute, then add bell pepper. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until vegetables are tender but still crisp.
  • Add the barbecued pork. Stir-fry for 1 minute, splashing meat with soy sauce. Add noodles. Stir-fry briefly to mix the noodles with the vegetables, then add sauce. Stir in scallions. Stir-fry for 1 minute to heat through. Remove from heat and stir in sesame oil. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ lb. fresh lo mein noodles
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped
  • 2 thin slices ginger, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 1 cup julienned red bell pepper
  • ½ lb. barbecued pork, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 2 scallions, quartered
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil

Directions

  • In a large pot, bring 2 quarts water to a boil with salt. Add noodles and cook for 2–3 minutes until firm but tender. Drain the noodles.
  • In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, and sugar. Set aside.
  • Heat a wok or medium skillet over medium-high heat until it is nearly smoking and add the oil. When the oil is hot, add garlic and ginger. Stir-fry for 10 seconds. Add carrots and stir-fry for 1 minute, then add bell pepper. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until vegetables are tender but still crisp.
  • Add the barbecued pork. Stir-fry for 1 minute, splashing meat with soy sauce. Add noodles. Stir-fry briefly to mix the noodles with the vegetables, then add sauce. Stir in scallions. Stir-fry for 1 minute to heat through. Remove from heat and stir in sesame oil. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories740
Total Fat24g
Saturated Fat4.5g
Cholesterol120mg
Sodium2780mg
Total Carbohydrate101g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars26g
Protein31g