Shrimp Lo Mein


Shrimp lo Mein is a delicious recipe, full of flavor, soft and crispy, made from egg noodles, coleslaw, pepper, ginger, soy sauce and other ingredients.

The Shrimp lo Mein recipe is made by steaming noodles and adding other ingredients. This recipe is full of flavor, tender, with its juicy shrimp, veggies, and egg noodles made very easy and simple. You can also make this recipe at home by yourself, just with these guides. For better tastes. When I prepare this recipe at home for my family, I add shrimps for better taste and flavor, you should try that too, if you want. If you have a hectic day and are looking for a simple and fast recipe to prepare, you should try this recipe, as it only takes 30 minutes, with this delicacy right in front of you.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 12 minutes

Total time: 27 minutes

Servings: 4 servings

Nutritional facts

Calories: 248Kcl, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 17g, Fat: 7g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Cholesterol: 167mg, Sodium: 925mg, Potassium: 287 mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 552IU, Vitamin C: 47mg, Calcium: 123mg, Iron: 2mg


4 ounces dry egg noodles or ramen noodles (seasoning packets discarded)

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

8 ounces medium shrimp peeled and deveined, tails removed

4 cups coleslaw mix or finely sliced cabbage

½ red or yellow bell pepper sliced

1 teaspoon fresh ginger grated

2 cloves garlic minced


3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce

1 tablespoon hoisin sauce

1 tablespoon water

1 teaspoon brown sugar

1 teaspoon sesame oil

How to prepare

Step 1: 

In a small bowl, combine sauce ingredients and set aside. Then cook the noodles according to package directions and drain well.

Step 2:

In a large saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper and add to the pan. Allow to cook for about 2-3 minutes or until it begins to turn pink. Remove from the pan and set aside.

Step 3:

You can add more oil if needed, then add coleslaw mix and bell pepper to the pan. Stir and fry for about 3-4 minutes or until it begins to soften. Then add ginger and garlic to the pan and cook for about 30 seconds more.

Step 4:

Add and stir in shrimp and sauce. Allow to cook for about 2 minutes or until the shrimp is cooked through. Add the noodles and toss well to combine.

Step 5:

Serve immediately and enjoy!

Tips and variation

You can either buy fresh or dried egg noodles at the grocery or fresh. You can also use spaghetti, if you don’t have egg noodles.

When cooking the noodles, do not rinse the noodles after cooking. You should leave them starchy as this would help thicken the sauce so it clings better to the shrimp and veggies.

You can store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

You can reheat in the microwave or in a saucepan until heated through.

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