- 12 oz flank steak or sirloin
- 1 tsp cornstarch
- 1 tsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp vegetable oil
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp. oyster sauce
- 1 tsp sesame oil
- 1 tsp chili sauce
To Complete The Dish:
- 1 lb fresh lo mein noodles
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 carrot, julienned
- 1 red bell pepper, julienned
- 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 1 cup snap peas
- 2 cups bean sprouts
- 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
- 2 scallions, julienned with white and green parts separated
- Slice the beef into thin strips against the grain.
- Place the sliced beef in a small bowl with baking soda, corn starch, soy sauce, and oil. This step will make the beef tender and flavorful with a glistening look.
- Set aside to marinate for 30 minutes.
- Prepare the lo mein sauce by combining the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil and sambal olek in a small bowl.
- Cook the noodles according to package instructions until they’re al dente and drain thoroughly. Set aside.
- Place your wok over high heat until it’s smoking lightly.
- Add 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil to coat the wok and add the beef so it’s all in one layer on the hot wok surface.
- Sear each side for about 30 seconds.
- Remove the beef from the wok and set aside.
- Add another tablespoon of oil, along with the garlic, carrots, peppers and mushrooms. Stir-fry for 30 seconds.
- Add the white parts of the scallions. Stir-fry for another 20 seconds.
- Add everything together for another 30 seconds.
- Add the prepared noodles and the pre-mixed sauce.
- Continue stir-frying with a scooping motion until the sauce is evenly distributed, making sure to scrape the bottom of the wok to prevent the noodles from sticking.
- Toss in the green parts of the scallions and taste the lo mein.
- Plate and serve with homemade chili oil or hot sauce on the side!
Continuous stirring in a scooping motion prevents the noodles from sticking. High heat and a well-seasoned wok should also prevent any sticking.
The following two tabs change content below.
Canadian Home Trends magazine gives you a personal tour of the most stunning homes and condos across Canada. You'll be inspired by a selection of accessible home décor products, trend reports, simple yet stylish DIY projects, and much more. In each issue, you are given the tools to recreate designer spaces you've always dreamt of having at home, in-depth renovation and design advice, colour palette and furniture pairings, and Canada's best places to shop.
Latest posts by Canadian Home Trends (see all)
- What Are Cost-Effective Ways to Raise Your Property Value? - May 30, 2023
- What to Do if Your Home Has Been Vandalized - May 30, 2023
- Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repair - May 30, 2023
Leave a Comment