Basic Lo Mein

Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

This recipe shows for pork, but you can add thinly sliced beef, chicken, or even use shrimp. You can also add just vegetables for a vegetable lo mein. It's very versatile.

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  • Sauce

  • 14 cup chicken broth
  • 14 cup soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 dash hot sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Lo Mein

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 8 ounces lean pork tenderloin, sliced in very thin strips
  • 1 cup fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 2 -4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 8 ounces linguine, cooked (or spaghetti or fetuccini)


  1. Mix all sauce ingredients and set aside. To a large skillet or wok, heat oil over medium heat. Add carrots and stir fry for 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add pork and continue to saute' 2-3 more minutes.
  3. Increase heat to medium high and add mushrooms, green onion, garlic, and ginger. saute' 2-3 more minutes. Add linguini and sauce and stir fry until heated through, 1-2 minutes. Serve immidiately.