CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Celebrate the Lunar New Year! Cathie Cappa, Owner and Chef of Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen in West Springfield, showed us how to make lo mein and sticky coconut cake.EASY LO MEIN
- 8 ounces cooked lo mein egg noodles or ramen noodles
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 cups mushrooms, sliced
- 1 red bell pepper, julienned
- 1 carrot, julienned
- 1/2 cup snow peas
- 3 cups baby spinach
FOR THE SAUCE
- 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce, or more, to taste
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon Sriracha, or more, to taste
1 In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, ginger and Sriracha; set aside.
2 In a large pot of boiling water, cook noodles according to package instructions; drain well.
3 Heat olive oil in a large skillet or wok over medium high heat. Add garlic, mushrooms, bell pepper and carrot. Cook, stirring frequently, until tender, about 3-4 minutes. Stir in snow peas and spinach until the spinach has wilted, about 2-3 minutes.
4 Stir in egg noodles and soy sauce mixture, and gently toss to combine.
5 Serve immediately.