Beef Lo Mein
Beef Lo Mein is a delicious dinner recipe that has the most perfect sauce and tender steak. Your family will love this so much more than takeout.
Servings: 5 servings
- 1 pound flank steak cut thin
- 3 tablespoons sesame oil + 1 teaspoon (divided)
- 1/2 cup soy sauce divided
- 1/3 cup brown sugar divided
- 3 tablespoons oyster sauce (read about substitutions)
- 2 - 3 tablespoons chile paste (depending on how spicy you want it)
- 2 teaspoons corn starch
- 8 ounces lo mein noodles
- 1 red bell pepper sliced into thin strips
- 8 ounces white mushrooms sliced
- 2 carrots cut into matchstick pieces
- 2 cups broccoli florets
- 1 cup snow peas
- 8 ounces water chestnuts drained
- scallions diced for garnish
- sesame seeds for garnish
In a small measuring cup, mix together 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce, 2 tablespoons brown sugar, 1 tablespoon oyster stauce, and 1 tablespoon chile paste. Add the sauce and the flank steak to a reasuable container and marinate for 2 to 24 hours. (It is great to do this overnight to make this a quick meal the next day. Learn why marinating flank steak is so important.)
Heat a large pot of water until it comes to a roaring boil. Season with salt. Cook the noodles according to package instructions. Drain the noodles, drizzle with 1 teaspoon sesame oil, and cover to keep warm.
In a small bowl, whisk together 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 tablespoons oyster stauce, 1-2 tablespoons chile paste, and 2 teaspoons cornstarch. Set aside.
Heat 2 tablespoons of sesame oil in a large skilet. Add the marinated flank steak and the sauce to the skillet. Cook for 6 to 8 minutes, until cooked through. Remove from the pan and set aside.
Add 1 tablespoon of sesame oil to the skillet. Add the vegetables and cook until tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Add the sauce, noodles, and beef to the skillet and stir to combine. Cook for an additional minute or two to allow the flavors to combine.
Serve and enjoy.
Serving: 2cups | Calories: 527kcal | Carbohydrates: 75g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 2450mg | Potassium: 815mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 23g