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Katie's Cucina

Shrimp and Veggie Lo Mein

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Do you love home takeout? I do! I love takeout in general, but sometimes we don’t want to spend the money on eating out so I turn to my home-takeout method. About two months ago I stumbled across a recipe for Shrimp and Veggie Lo Mein. Ironically, although I’m not a big fan of lo mein at the local takeout joints I am head over heals for this Shrimp and Veggie Lo Mein I make at home. So much so that I have made this over a handful of times over the past two months!

Click Here for: Shrimp and Veggie Lo Mein Recipe from KatiesCucina.com #Recipe #Chinese #HomeTakeOut

I would like to thank my mom for my love of Chinese food. Growing up I would beg for Chinese food for breakfast; back then I would eat chicken and broccoli with white rice. If my mom would have allowed it I would have consumed it for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and then repeated the same meals over and over again until my little heart was content. Chinese food brings me comfort and I think that might be why I find myself yearning for it when I’m sick. Of course I love homemade chicken noodle soup, but the next best thing in my book is wonton soup and vegetable fried rice. I also love to make my Asian chicken and rice soup, too when I’m sick or on a cold winters day. But since winter has long escaped from sunny Florida I’ll take this Shrimp and Veggie Lo Mein. It’s comforting, light, and best of all you can add as many vegetables and proteins to this simplistic Asian dish.

Click Here for: Shrimp and Veggie Lo Mein Recipe from KatiesCucina.com #Recipe #Chinese #HomeTakeOut

Adapted from Rachael Ray, April 2013

Shrimp

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 4-6

Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • 8 oz. Thin Spaghetti
  • 2 cups, shredded cabbage (1 bag)
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1/4 lb. shiitake mushrooms, stems discarded and caps thinly sliced
  • 1/3 lb. snowpeas, trimmed and Julianne sliced
  • 1/2 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp dry sherry
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 lb. shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Add the noodles to the boiling water and cook according to package directions. Add the cabbage, bell pepper, mushrooms, snow peas and carrot; cook for 30 seconds. Drain the noodles and vegetables thoroughly and set to the side.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium for 1 minute. Then, add the onion, garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Then add the soy sauce, sherry and sesame oil; bring the mixture to a bubble for a few seconds. Add the raw shrimp and cook for 3 minutes. Then add the noodles and vegetables; toss well. Cook, stirring often, until the mushrooms are fully cooked and the peppers are tender but still slightly crunchy, about 3 minutes.
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16 Responses to “Shrimp and Veggie Lo Mein”

  1. Liz @ The Lemon Bowl posted on May 20, 2013 at 2:31 pm (#)

    I could eat this every night!! So great meeting you finally!!

    • Katie replied on May 21st, 2013 at 10:26 am

      Agree Liz on both of your comments! I love this as a veggie version too! :)

  2. Aggie posted on May 20, 2013 at 3:04 pm (#)

    I could eat this every night too! Looks so good. Great

    • Katie replied on May 21st, 2013 at 10:27 am

      Thanks Aggie!

  3. ashley - baker by nature posted on May 20, 2013 at 10:05 pm (#)

    Ohhhhh yes and YUM!!!

    • Katie replied on May 21st, 2013 at 10:28 am

      Thanks Ashley!

  4. Meagan @ A Zesty Bite posted on May 21, 2013 at 11:19 am (#)

    I am a HUGE fan of Lo Mein anything so this would be right up my alley.

    • Katie replied on May 22nd, 2013 at 10:23 pm

      Well Meagan, I think you need to give this recipe a try then!

  5. Karah @ thespacebetweenblog posted on May 24, 2013 at 9:06 am (#)

    YUM! This looks so good!! Pinning so I can give this a try soon!!

    • Katie replied on May 25th, 2013 at 12:00 pm

      Thanks Karah!

  6. Nutmeg Nanny posted on May 24, 2013 at 10:29 pm (#)

    Oh yum! This looks perfect, I love lo mein :)

    • Katie replied on May 25th, 2013 at 11:51 am

      Thanks Brandy! I don’t but I LOVE this recipe! lol.

  7. Food and Wine posted on May 29, 2013 at 10:56 am (#)

    hey! this looks yummy but i don’t really like peppers, what would you replace the peppers with? thanks!

    • Katie replied on May 30th, 2013 at 7:11 am

      Just omit the peppers–it will be ok without it.

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