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Sesame Lo Mein Noodles with Shiitake Mushrooms + Sweet Peppers

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 cups chopped shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 medium sweet pepper, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons coconut sugar (or brown sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 14 oz cooked lo mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • In a medium skillet, heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil over medium-high heat. Saute mushrooms and sweet pepper in oil until just tender. Add garlic and saute 1 additional minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk remaining sesame oil, soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, and sesame seeds until smooth. Return veggie pan to medium heat and add sauce. Bring to a low simmer.
  • Add lo mein noodles and scallions to sauce and toss into sauce until coated. Cook over medium heat until noodles are heated through. Season noodles with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot and enjoy!