• Serves 4 people
  • 1¼ cup vegetable stock

  • 3 tbsp cornstarch

  • 4 tbsp light soy sauce

  • ¾ cup water

  • 350 g nest thin egg noodles (You may replace noodles with ramen, udon and even glass noodles.)

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1 tbsp grated ginger

  • 4 shitake mushrooms (washed & sliced)

  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)

  • 450 g shrimp (shelled & deveined)

  • 200 g chye sim (leaves & stalks cut into 2” pcs) you may replace cai xin with bean sprouts or xiao bai cai

  • 1 tbsp Shaoxing wine

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce

  • ¼ tsp pepper

  • 1 red chili (thinly sliced, for garnish)

Recipe Courtesy of Asian Food Network

Shrimp Lo Mein

This Shrimp Lo Mein recipe is tastier than any takeout! Don’t be confused between a chow mein and a lo mein as we bring you the a secret lo mein recipe just like the Chinese restaurants or even better. Stop wondering how to make a lo mein right now and try this recipe which you can substitute with chicken, beef, seafood or just go vegetarian. It is that good.
  • Easy
  • 20 min
  • 10 min
  • 10 min
  • 3 steps
  • 17 Ingredients
  • Easy
  • 3 steps
  • 17 Ingredients
  • 20 min
  • 10 min
  • 10 min


  1. Make the sauce

    • Mix together the stock, water, cornstarch and soy sauce.
    • Stir well and set aside.
    Make the sauce

  2. Boil noodles

    • Bring a pot of water to a boil, and then add the noodles and cook until al dente, 3 mins.
    • Drain under cold running water.
    • Add the sesame oil to prevent the noodles from sticking together.
    Boil noodles

  3. Toss noodles and ingredients

    • Heat a wok over high heat and add the oil.
    • Add the ginger, mushrooms and garlic and toss together for a few seconds.
    • Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, for less than 1 minute.
    • Add the chye sim leaves and toss together for 1 min.
    • As shrimp starts to turn pink, add the Shaoxing wine.
    • Pour in the sauce and bring to a boil; this will take 1 –2 minutes.
    • Quickly add the cooked noodlesand season with the sesame oil and dark soy sauce.
    • Stir together well for 1 min, making sure all the noodles are coated in the sauce.
    • Season with pepper
    Toss noodles and ingredients

Garnish and Serve!

Transfer to serving bowl and serve immediately, garnishing with red chilies on top

Garnish and Serve!


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