Vegetable Lo Mein for Two


  • 4 ounces Chinese noodles (1/2 package)
  • 1 Tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 Tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon light (regular) soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (2 medium)
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3-4 ounces snow peas


  1. Boil a large pot of water; cook Chinese noodles for 1-2 minutes, stirring to unfold. Drain, rinse, and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together oyster sauce, sesame oil, and soy sauces. Set aside.
  3. In a wok, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add onion slices and cook for 4-5 minutes until tender. Add garlic, continuing to stir for 1 minute as it becomes fragrant. Add carrots, bell pepper, and snow peas. Cook for 4-5 minutes until tender.
  4. Add cooked noodles, sauce, and stir to coat. Continue to cook for 2 minutes until noodles are cooked through and sauce is distributed evenly.