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Vegetable Noodle Stir Fry
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Vegetable Noodle Stir Fry or Vegetable Lo Mein, a delicious and healthy Chinese recipe that is ready from scratch in about 15 minutes. The sauce is easy to make at home, and you can use any vegetables you have around. Quick, simple, but big on flavours, this is a fantastic midweek dinner that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Why not have it for this Chinese New Year? My quick veggie lo mein is better than take away.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: chinese new year recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 225 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
Ingredients
  • 2 egg noodle nests
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 cup mushrooms
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
For the sauce
  • 3 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
Instructions
  1. Chop the spring onions, peel and chop the ginger and garlic cloves.

  2. Chop the mushrooms, and julienne cut the peeled carrots and pepper (it can be of any colour).

  3. Heat up the oil in a pan or wok, making sure it's on a high heat, add the chopped spring onions, garlic and ginger, and stir fry for 30 seconds until fragrant.

  4. Add the chopped mushrooms, carrots and pepper, and stir fry for about 2 minutes, until they begin to soften.

  5. Boil the noodles according to the packet instructions, drain and set aside.

  6. Combine the soy sauces, sesame oil, vinegar and sugar, and add the sauce to the vegetables, leaving it to cook for 1-2 minutes.

  7. Add the drained noodles, and toss well to combine.

  8. Garnish with more chopped spring onions if you like.

Nutrition Facts
Vegetable Noodle Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 225 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 1mg0%
Sodium 2061mg86%
Potassium 583mg17%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 12173IU243%
Vitamin C 84mg102%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.