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#1 Old 09-05-2003, 02:21 PM
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So I've been wanting to make my own veggie lo mein (the Americanized Chinese food way). But I don't really know what's in the sauce. I know there's soy sauce, but is that it? It can't be... Does anyone know, or have any suggestions, what's in it??



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#2 Old 09-06-2003, 02:02 PM
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speaking of lo mein, do the lo mein noodles at chinese restaurants contain eggs or dairy?



sorry i don't know the answer to your question. maybe you could do a search on www.vegweb.com?
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speaking of lo mein, do the lo mein noodles at chinese restaurants contain eggs or dairy?



sorry i don't know the answer to your question. maybe you could do a search on www.vegweb.com?





At restaurants, they typically use egg noodles.



I kinda miss getting veggie lo mein, but I'm over it... I suppose. heh.



But when I make it at home, I usually use rice noodles, or ramen noodles. I just had to learn to like it this way. I don't do much to it. I just toss the cooked noodles into a pan with a bit of water as cooking liquid, then add teriyaki sauce, and a bit of (low sodium) soy sauce, a bit of garlic powder, and some more water (otherwise it tastes too salty), and just cook it with whatever veggies I have on hand. Broccoli, carrots, snow peas, bell peppers. Whatever seems good to you. Just don't add a whole lot of liquid and you should be okay.
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#4 Old 09-08-2003, 12:23 AM
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Something easy and good is to cook up one packet of Thai Kitchen Ramen (garlic veg and spring onion are vegan) and add diced baked tofu and cooked veg, broccoli or a combo. Add a spoonful of chili garlic paste and a splash of tamari. It's really tasty and quick.
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#5 Old 09-08-2003, 11:23 AM
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I've been experimenting with different sauces to find a vegan lo mein.





1/2 cup crunchy peanut butter

3 Tbsp. corn or sesame oil

2 Tbsp. soy sauce

1 Tbsp. chili sauce

Red pepper flakes

Chopped green onions or chives, optional

Crushed garlic

Sesame seeds, optional

1/2 package lo mein noodles



Heat all ingredients in a frying pan except for the noodles until they melt together. Stir into the noodles. Add veggies or cubed tofu, if desired.





Spicy Sesame Noodles

2/3 cup (150 g) peanut butter

4 Tbsp. soy sauce

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 green onion, chopped

2 Tbsp. sesame oil

1 tsp. cayenne pepper

1/2 lb. (225 g) noodles

2 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds



In a saucepan, combine the peanut butter, soy sauce, garlic, and green onion and mix well. Add the sesame oil and cayenne pepper. Heat slowly, whisking until smooth.

Meanwhile, cook the linguine according to the package directions. Drain. Place the linguine in a large bowl, add the peanut sauce, and toss to coat. Garnish with the toasted sesame seeds. Serve hot or cold
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#6 Old 10-03-2003, 05:45 PM
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Restaurant lo mein typically contains oyster sauce, so beware. The local place is nice enough to make mine with rice noodles instead of egg noodles, leave out the oyster sauce, and make it separately, so I can eat veggie lo mein there...but otherwise, there aren't any other restaurants where I can get it.



I'm looking for a good at-home recipe, though, and these look interesting.

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There is vegetarian oyster sauce available. In China they seem to use shiitake mushrooms a lot in their vegetarian noodle dishes; they add a nice flovor. The wheat noodles are available with or without eggs.
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Grrrrrr....i had veggie lo mein last week. I asked the chef myself if it had meat or dairy or egg in it and he said no. It seemed to taste weird to me, so I bet there was oyster sauce.

I haven't made a boo-boo like that in a while!
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