Homemade vegetable lo mein

This is a simple way to make restaurant quality lo mein in the comfort of your own home. This recipe highlights the savory flavors of the noodles and soy, while incorporating a sweet crunch from the fresh vegetables. This dish is enough for two people to share.


  • 8 oz. cooked, lo mein noodles (available at most major supermarkets and specialty, Asian markets.)
  • 1 tsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp. dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. oyster sauce
  • Pinch of sugar
  • Pinch or salt
  • Pinch of msg
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 cup fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 cup sliced, white mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup pea pods
  • 1/2 cup julienne red & green bell peppers
  • 1 cup diced onions


  1. Heat vegetable oil in wok over high heat.
  2. Cook celery, bean sprouts, white mushrooms, pea pods, bell peppers, and onions over high heat for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add soy sauce and oyster sauce. Toss and stir until well incorporated with the vegetables (10-20 seconds.)
  4. Stir in the sugar, salt, and then MSG over a 2o second period, making sure each ingredient is incorporated before adding the next.
  5. Add cooked lo mein noodles, stir for 10 seconds, and serve.
About China Blossom Restaurant & Lounge

Located in North Andover, China Blossom is a family owned and managed restaurant celebrating over 50 years in operation. Since 1960, the restaurant has offered freshly-prepared, diverse Asian cuisine allowing guests to select from a noodle and rice menu, traditional Cantonese dishes, or hand rolled sushi.

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