🥡 Homemade Beef Lo Mein Recipe 🍜

A traditional staple of Chinese takeaway, beef lo mein is simple to prepare at home. Tender beef, bright veggies, and well-seasoned noodles are combined in a flavorful sauce to create this mouthwatering dish. You can choose the ingredients and adjust the flavors when you make beef lo mein at home. In your own kitchen, you can have a restaurant-quality lunch with this easy and fulfilling recipe. 🥡🍜


For the Beef and Marinade:

  • 1 pound beef sirloin or flank steak, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

For the Lo Mein:

  • 8 ounces lo mein noodles or spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup snap peas
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 3 green onions, chopped

For the Sauce:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup beef broth or water


Preparing the Beef:

  1. Marinate the Beef: In a bowl, combine the sliced beef, soy sauce, cornstarch, and sesame oil. Mix well and let it marinate for at least 15 minutes.

Cooking the Noodles:

  1. Cook the Noodles: Cook the lo mein noodles or spaghetti according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside.

Cooking the Beef Lo Mein:

  1. Stir-Fry the Beef: Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add the marinated beef and stir-fry until it is browned and cooked through. Remove the beef from the skillet and set aside.
  2. Stir-Fry the Vegetables: In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil. Add the onion and garlic and stir-fry for about 1 minute. Add the bell pepper, snap peas, and carrots, and stir-fry for another 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp.
  3. Combine Ingredients: Return the cooked beef to the skillet. Add the cooked noodles and the sauce. Toss everything together until well combined and heated through.
  4. Add Green Onions: Stir in the chopped green onions and cook for an additional minute.

Making the Sauce:

  1. Prepare the Sauce: In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, sugar, and beef broth or water.

A tasty and filling dinner, homemade beef lo mein is ideal for any night of the week. With its flavorful noodles, crisp veggies, and tender beef, this recipe delivers your favorite takeaway meal straight to your home. Savor the ease and delectability of homemade beef lo mein, and personalize it with your own veggies and spices. 🥡🍜 Happy cooking!