Chinese Lo Mein With Peanut Butter Sauce

"Great flavors! A wonderful side dish to have with any Chinese dinner! The addition of chopped carrots and onions make this lo mein very delicious. Serve warm or cold."
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  • Boil pasta in water with salt. Add carrot and onion. Cook until pasta is al dente and drain.
  • Place peanut butter in a small bowl. Using hot tap water, stir into peanut butter. (May adjust by using more water if desired thinner sauce).
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir into noodles. Serve warm or cold.

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  1. Lakerdog2
    Very good! Easy & fast too. I changed just a couple things..I added some shredded cabbage and waterchestnuts. I sauteed those along with the carrots and onions rather than cooking them with the pasta. When the pasta was done, I threw the veggies and the sauce into the drained pasta and mixed. I love how versatile this is. Great side dish, but could be a great main dish too with the addition of some chicken or shrimp. Will definitely make again. Thanks!
  2. Bake Em N Take Em
    Husband liked it. I hated it. Maybe if I'd used a different brand of pasta... Still I didn't like the flavor.
  3. Chef GreanEyes
    pretty good quick supper. used wayy more spaghetti (lightly coated spaghetti in sesame chili oil), 1/4 of an onion, 1 can water chestnuts, 2c broccoli, couple handfulls of cooked chicken. upped the sauce ingredients too. next time will use the same amount of pb, lil more water, more sesame chili oil, tad more soy sauce, ginger, and more granulated garlic. am going to try adding some peanut oil instead of pb as it was a lil on the dry side. will be using this recipe for a quick night supper cuz i usually have most of em on hand, thanks Seasoned Cook!!
  4. pmcguire
    I enjoyed the fact that this comes together very quickly and the flavors are prominent. I did think it was a bit too much peanut butter flavor but that's just my opinion. I tasted the sauce before adding it to the noodles and at first I thought it was too salty but when you add it to the noodles, it was just right. I also added some baby bella mushrooms at the end of the boiling time so they didn't become soggy. The mushrooms really added a nice flavor and texture to the dish. Overall, it's a good dish - I just didn't think it was quite 5 stars.
  5. Debbwl
    A good basic recipe. The only change I made was to use fresh garlic and ginger instead of powdered. After trying DH and I both felt it need something. DH suggested more peanut butter, but I though it need some ump and end up adding some Sambal Oelek chili paste to mine. Ahh the chili paste worked. Thanks so much for the post.


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