Thursday, June 18, 2009

Vegetable Lo Mein

This recipe is adapted from The America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook

1 lb angel hair pasta or spaghetti
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1/2 cup vegetable broth
3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
10 ounces shitake or white mushrooms sliced (remove stems is using shitake)
1 small head of napa cabbage, slice crosswise 1/4 inch thick
1-5 oz can sliced water chestnuts
1 tablespoon grated ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced

  1. Bring water to a boil, add salt and pasta. Cook pasta until slightly underdone. Drain the noodles, rinse with cold water and transfer to large bowl. Toss with sesame oil and set aside
  2. In a separate bowl mix together the vegetable broth, soy sauce and oyster sauce and set aside
  3. Heat the vegetable in a large skillet over medium high heat until shimmering. Add the mushrooms and cook until browned, about 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the cabbage and cook until wilted, about 3 minutes. Add the water chestnuts and cook until heated through. Add the garlic and ginger, cooking until fragrant.
  5. Mix in the sauce and noodles. Stir until well combined.

1 comment:

  1. You probably should note that people need to look for vegetarian oyster sauce as otherwise it will probably contain, uh, oysters.


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