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This satisfying Beef Lo Mein recipe is a fraction of the cost with all of the flavor. Best of all, it’s ready to eat in just 20 minutes.
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Quick and Easy Garlic Lo Mein for Tonight

This satisfying Beef Lo Mein recipe is a fraction of the cost with all of the flavor. Best of all, it’s ready to eat in just 20 minutes.
Course Dinner
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Izzy

Ingredients

  • 8 oz lo mein noodles
  • 8 oz flank steak
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 medium carrot cut into matchsticks
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds optional

Sauce

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Instructions

  • Prepare the noodles according to the package directions.
  • Cut flank steak into thin strips, about 2 x 1/4 inch..
  • In a medium bowl, mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce.
  • Toss the beef strips in the soy sauce mixture and marinate for 10 minutes to tenderize.
  • In a medium bowl, mix 2 tablespoons soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sugar and ginger. Reserve.
  • Place a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat and add vegetable oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the beef strips and stir fry for 2-3 minutes until the beef is no longer pink.
  • Add the minced garlic, sliced carrots and broccoli. Stir fry for 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Add lo mein to the beef and vegetable mixture and toss with the reserved lo mein sauce and sesame oil.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and serve immediately.

Notes

  • Use a quality light soy sauce such as Kikkoman, San-J or Pearl River Bridge.
  • Dried lo mein noodles should be boiled, while refrigerated noodles can just be warmed in hot water.