Easy Lo Mein


Wednesday, November 5th 2008, 1:21 pm
By: News 9


Ingredients

2 tablespoons sesame seed oil
1 cup snow peas
1 red bell pepper, seeded and cut into match stick size pieces
4 oz mushrooms, sliced
2 inches fresh ginger root, minced or grated with hand grater

4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 cups diced chicken breast, already cooked
14-16 ounces whole wheat angel hair pasta, cooked
1/2 cup reduced sodium tamari soy sauce

Instructions

1. Heat wok or large skillet with 2 tablespoons sesame seed oil.
2. When wok or skillet is hot, add snow peas, mushrooms, green onions, red bell pepper and stir quickly while cooking.
3. Add minced garlic, grated ginger, diced chicken and cooked pasta.
4. Season with tamari soy sauce and toss well.

Serves 12

Nutrition facts per serving:

Calories: 200

Carbohydrate: 26 grams

Protein: 12 grams

Fat: 4 grams

Sodium: 485 mg

Fiber: 4 grams

Menu suggestion: Leftover Chicken Lo Mein
Fruit cup
Fortune cookie
Hot tea

* Substitute chicken with shredded pork, de-veined shrimp or served without meat for a vegetarian meal.
* Try the shrimp spring rolls or pork bundles with dipping sauce and lo mein as a side dish.