Lo Mein Prawn Noodle Stir fry - Amoy UK

Lo Mein Prawn Noodle Stir fry
Lo Mein Prawn Noodle Stir fry
Lo Mein Prawn Noodle Stir fry

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. 

Cooking Information
Prep. time: 5
Cook time: 10
Serving Information
Serves: 2

Not Suitable for Vegetarians

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1 tablespoon sunflower oil
2 garlic cloves, crushed, peeled and finely chopped
1 in ch piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated  
6 (100g) fresh shitake mushrooms, sliced (other mushrooms can also be used)
100 g Tender Broccoli Stems, sliced into 1 inch pieces
150 g Cooked Large Black Tiger Prawns
  1. Prepare the vegetables.
  2. Heat a wok (or large sauté pan) over high heat. Add the sunflower oil swirling so it coats the side of the wok (or pan). Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 30 seconds stirring quickly to release their aroma. Follow quickly with the mushrooms and broccoli, cook tossing for 40 seconds.
  3. Add in the Amoy Chow Mein Stir Fry Sauce and Amoy’s Soft Thread Noodles and toss stirring. Add the Cooked Tiger Prawns and continue to toss gently so all the flavours are fused together. Finally season with a splash of Amoy’s Dark soy sauce. Take off the heat. Ladle & divide between serving plates, garnish serve & eat immediately.
  • Tip: Sprinkle dried chilli flakes to give the dish an extra pop of heat or add a sliced spring onion and toss in with the prawns to give a fresh oniony bite at the end.