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Shrimp Lo Mein

Craving a savory Shrimp Lo Mein but tired of delivery? Say goodbye to the wait and let’s bring the takeout experience straight to your kitchen in under 35 minutes.

To start this flavor-packed journey, round up some everyday ingredients: shrimp, bell peppers, baby bok choy, and mushrooms. The secret sauce? An uncomplicated blend of soy sauce, lime juice, sugar, Sriracha, ginger, garlic, and sesame oil. No need for exotic finds; just pantry staples creating a symphony of tastes.

Let’s dive into the cooking process. Begin by boiling lo mein noodles to the perfect al dente texture. Meanwhile, let the shrimp take a quick spin in a hot wok until they blush into a delightful pink. Once they’ve played their part, make way for a colorful squad of bell peppers, baby bok choy, and mushrooms to take the stage. Stir-fry until they hit that sweet spot—tender-crisp and vibrant.

Now, the magic happens. Bring back the shrimp, introduce the noodles, and pour in that tantalizing sauce. Toss everything together until each element soaks up the rich flavors.

Here’s where it gets exciting—make it yours. Crank up the Sriracha for a spicy kick or throw in more veggies for extra crunch. The kitchen is your canvas; feel free to paint outside the lines.

Serve it hot, and let the aroma beckon everyone to the table. Sprinkle sesame seeds and cilantro on top if you’re feeling fancy—it’s all about adding that personal touch.

Every bite is a celebration—a harmonious dance of succulent shrimp, crisp veggies, and that umami-packed sauce. It’s more than a meal; it’s a culinary triumph that elevates your home-cooking game.

So, why settle for the ordinary when you can craft an extraordinary dining experience in your own kitchen? Bid farewell to the usual takeout routine and revel in the joy of creating a Shrimp Lo Mein that’s not just a dish but a flavorful journey worth savoring.

Shrimp Lo Mein

Shrimp Lo Mein

Ditch takeout with this quick and flavorful Shrimp Lo Mein. Succulent shrimp, colorful veggies, and lo mein noodles come alive in a zesty sauce. Ready in just 35 minutes, it's a cost-effective and delicious way to elevate your at-home dining experience. Customize with your favorite veggies for a restaurant-quality meal.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Servings 4 people
Calories 450 kcal


  • Wok or large skillet
  • Pot for boiling noodles
  • Colander
  • Cutting board and knife
  • Mixing bowls
  • Tongs or spatula
  • Whisk


  • 8 oz lo mein noodles or egg noodles
  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 bell peppers thinly sliced (use a mix of colors)
  • 1 cup baby bok choy halved
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 3 scallions sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Sriracha sauce adjust to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil for cooking


  • Sesame seeds and chopped cilantro for garnish (optional)


  • Prepare Noodles: Cook the lo mein noodles according to package instructions, drain, and rinse under cold water; set aside.
  • Make the Sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, lime juice, sugar, Sriracha, and sesame oil; set aside.
  • Cook Shrimp: Heat vegetable oil in a wok over medium-high heat, add shrimp, and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until pink; remove from the wok and set aside.
  • Stir-Fry Vegetables: In the same wok, add more oil if needed, stir-fry bell peppers, baby bok choy, and mushrooms for 3-4 minutes until tender-crisp.
  • Add Aromatics: Push vegetables to one side, add minced garlic and grated ginger to the empty space, cook for 30 seconds until fragrant.
  • Combine and Sauce: Return cooked shrimp to the wok, add cooked noodles, pour the sauce over, and toss until well coated and heated through.
  • Finish and Garnish: Stir in sliced scallions, garnish with sesame seeds and chopped cilantro if desired.
  • Serve: Enjoy your Shrimp Lo Mein hot for a flavor-packed homemade takeout experience!


  1. Adjust Sriracha for preferred spice level.
  2. Add extra vegetables like bean sprouts or carrots if desired.
  3. For a vegetarian version, use tofu instead of shrimp and vegetable broth instead of fish sauce.
  4. Double the sauce for a saucier dish.
Keyword Asian Cuisine, Noodles, Shrimp Lo Mein, Stir-fry
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Erika Herbert
Erika Herbert