Based on the traditional Cantonese Shrimp. “Lo Mein” means “stirred noodle”
Lo Mein in Mandarin is known as “Ban Mein” i.e. mixed sauce noodle which is not stir fried together, but tossed together to give a wet “saucy” dish. The sauce is traditionally made up of vegetable stock, soy sauce, cornstarch and traditional aromatics like garlic, ginger, dried Chinese mushrooms are used.