Oyster Mushroom Lo Mein

Oyster Mushroom Lo Mein

Oyster Mushroom Lo Mein is a quick and easy meal to prepare with as few or as many ingredients as you’d like! Customize this dish to your liking by adding a poached egg, grilled protein, or subbing out the vegetables for others like bok choy, broccoli, nappa cabbage, or cauliflower.

Depending on your dietary needs, you can substitute lo mein for a lo mein style noodle made without eggs or linguine (or a gluten-free version)

Ingredients

Oyster Mushroom Lo Mein

  • 1/2 – 1 cup oyster mushrooms, separated
  • 1 Tbs sesame oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 small bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly julienned
  • 1-2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce or 1 Tbs stir-fry sauce
  • 1 Tbs rice vinegar
  • 8 oz. lo mein noodles
  • 4 cups water or stock
  • Optional toppings: sesame seeds, chopped scallions, chopped cilantro, sriracha

Directions

  1. Begin by preparing your vegetables, setting the mushrooms aside from the rest.
  2. Once your vegetables are prepped, heat the sesame oil in a large skillet on high heat.
  3. Start with cooking the oyster mushrooms in the sesame oil for about 5-7 minutes, flipping and stirring occasionally.
  4. Next, add in the garlic and onion, stir together and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Then, add the carrot and bell pepper. Stir together for about 5-7 more minutes.
  6. Meanwhile, bring water to a boil in a medium pot.
  7. When the vegetables begin to soften and look tender, add in the soy sauce, ground ginger, cumin, and black pepper. Or stir-fry sauce if that is your option.
  8. Cook the veggies together for another 5 minutes or so, then add the rice vinegar to deglaze the pan, stirring the bottom of the pan rapidly as the vinegar evaporates.
  9. Set heat on vegetables to medium-low, stirring occasionally until fully tender and cooked.
  10. Once the water has reached a boil, add in the lo mein and bring to a boil. Then, reduce heat to medium-low and cook for three minutes or until noodles have softened.
  11. Drain the noodles and rinse with cold water.
  12. Remove vegetables from heat once cooked.
  13. Toss the noodles lightly in a dash of sesame oil and soy sauce and then divide equally into serving bowls.
  14. Combine the noodles equally with the sautéed vegetables.
  15. Top with optional toppings, serve and enjoy!

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