Five-Spice Pork Lo Mein

  • Sharon1 Posted: 04/14/10
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    This is such a good and satisfying meal. I always look for good veggies to add to it, making it a complete meal in one. If we're not careful, my husband and I can eat the whole thing ourselves!

  • MaggieCl Posted: 08/26/09
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    Very nice and tasty and simple. I added fresh mushrooms and more green onions. We had wonton soup, roll and tea.

  • csaunders80 Posted: 01/20/10
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    The only substitution I made was to use sesame oil instead of the toasted peanut oil and I also followed some reviewers suggestions to add sliced red bell peppers. This dish was sooooo bland and tasteless. I can usually docor things that don't turn out well, but this one was beyond help.

  • anc0406 Posted: 03/29/09
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    Quick, easy, tasty! My boyfriend loved it, and he usually shies away from "healthy" dishes. Added bok choy and carrots to make it a one dish meal. Didn't have toasted peanut oil, so I used canola but only half of what was called for.

  • Belladonna714 Posted: 06/09/10
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    Made exactly as directed except used garlic hoisin sauce by very very teriyaki. We love this dish. Easy to make, flavor is good, and makes excellent leftovers for lunch!

  • daneanp Posted: 02/26/13
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    Yeah, this was awesome. I added chopped garlic, about 1/2 cup chopped zucchini and a tiny amount of sliced mushrooms I had left over from another dish - just put it all in with the pork mixture and let it soak in the spices while I prepared a quick cucumber asian-inspired salad. The whole family loved this. Some of us added a little siracha at the table to spice it up a little. It went together really quickly. Adding this one to our regular rotation. It really hits the spot when you need some take-out style Chinese food but don't want all those calories that typically go with it.

  • DianaC27613 Posted: 01/20/13
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    My family really loved this. I made it according to the recipe and we felt it was restaurant quality. I did coat the pork with the ginger and five spice powder and let it marinate at room temperature for about 20 minutes. Also, to the finished dish my husband and I added a touch of Maggi's Hot Liquid Seasoning to give it a little more zing. We'll definitely keep this one!

  • lehelms Posted: 01/27/13
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    This recipe was easy to make and turned out delicious. Great as a side or as a main dish with some broccoli or zucchini thrown in. Will definitely make again.

  • shaw123 Posted: 02/27/14
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    We loved this. I added zucchini and red peppers. I thought the Chinese style noodles were too expensive so I substituted thin spaghetti noodles. I also let the pork marinate for several hours in the 5 spice and ginger. Next time I will double the recipe so he have left overs and I would add more veggies.

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