Better than Takeout Beef Lo Mein
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Serves: 1
  • 1 serving Lo Mein Egg Noodles
  • ¼ pound beef sirloin steak, cut into thick slices
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ onion, sliced
  • ⅛ head cabbage, shredded
  • ½ carrot, cut into match-size sticks
  • a handful of bean sprouts
  • 3-4 stalks scallion, cut into long pieces
  • roasted sesame seeds for topping
  • For seasoning the noodle before cooking:
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • For marinating the beef:
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • For seasoning the vegetables during cooking:
  • ¼ cup oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  1. Bring a pot of water to boil, cook the Lo Mein noodles for 5 minutes, rinse under cold water, drain.
  2. Season the cooked noodles with soy sauce, oyster sauce and cooking wine, mix well and set aside.
  3. Marinate the beef with salt, black pepper and soy sauce for 5 minutes.
  4. Heat a touch of oil in a pan over medium-high heat, sauté the beef for 1-2 minutes until no longer pink, set aside.
  5. Heat a quarter cup worth of oil in the pan, sauté the ginger and garlic until fragrant, add onion, carrot, cabbage and bean sprouts into the pan, and season with salt and black pepper, stir fry for 2-3 minutes until soft.
  6. Add the noodle and beef back into the pan, and stir fry for 2-3 minutes to mix well.
  7. Add the scallion, cook for another minute until they starts to turn soft.
  8. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds to serve.
Season the noodles before stir frying helps ensure the noodles are seasoned evenly and makes cooking less stressful.

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