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Sesame Pork Lo Mein

Sesame Pork Lo Mein

For variety, use shrimp or chicken in place of the pork and chopped red bell pepper instead of mushrooms.

Cooking Light AUGUST 2004

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked lo mein noodles or vermicelli
  • 6 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon bottled minced fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 teaspoons dark sesame oil, divided
  • 12 ounces pork tenderloin, trimmed and sliced into thin strips
  • 1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • Cooking spray
  • 3/4 cup snow peas, halved crosswise
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 1 (8-ounce) package presliced mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 1 cup diagonally cut green onions

Preparation

Prepare the noodles according to package directions; drain.

Combine sherry and the next 6 ingredients (through red pepper) in a medium bowl. Add 1 teaspoon of sesame oil and pork; toss to coat.

Combine broth and cornstarch, stirring with a whisk.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork mixture to pan, and cook 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove pork using a slotted spoon. Add peas, carrot, and mushrooms to pan; cook 2 minutes. Stir in broth mixture; cook 2 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly.

Stir in noodles, 1 tablespoon of sesame oil, pork, and sesame seeds. Sprinkle with green onions. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 300
  • Calories from fat: 17%
  • Fat: 5.5g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.7g
  • Protein: 18.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 39.9g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Cholesterol: 37mg
  • Iron: 3.5mg
  • Sodium: 469mg
  • Calcium: 18mg
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