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.