If you love Lo Mein and want to make an authentic Chinese recipe for it, then this is it! You can find the noodles in your neighborhood Asian Market and maybe in the International section of your local supermarket.
Authentic Pork Lo Mein
If you love Lo Mein and want to make an authentic Chinese recipe for it, then this is it!
- 1/2 pound fresh pork tenderloins
- :Meat Marinade:
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon rice wine
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (cut very fine)
- 5-6 large mixed mushrooms
- 1/2 cup bamboo shoots
- 1 red bell pepper, or 1 carrot
- 1 small onion, cut into wedges
- 2 green onions, shredded
- 1 medium zucchini or 1 medium stalk celery, cut into 1 inch strips
- :Sauce Mixture:
- 4 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 cup chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 2 garlic cloves, crushed
- 1/4 teaspoon ginger
- 4 tablespoons peanut oil
- :Seasoning In Noodles:
- 1 pound fresh Chinese egg noodles
- 2 tablespoons peanut oil
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce or 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 1/2 teaspoons rice vinegar
- Cut pork into thin strips, and then into pieces. Mix with meat marinade for 30 minutes.
- Slice mushrooms, bamboo shoots, red pepper and zucchini into thin strips. Mix sauce.
- Parboil noodles for 3 minutes. Rinse and drain
- Bring another pot of water to boil, and keep hot.
- Heat 2 tablespoons oil in wok. Stir fry all vegetables together for 2-3 minutes.
- Sprinkle on a little salt and 1 teaspoons of sugar. Set aside.
- Add 2 tablespoons oil, and stir fry pork until done.
- Add sauce mixture. Stir until thickened.
- Add the vegetables. Stir until well mixed.
- Put noodles into hot pot of water for 10-15 seconds, just to heat. Drain.
- Put back in pot, and add seasonings to noodles .
- Serve meat and vegetables over noodles.
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