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shrimp lo mein in a skillet

Shrimp Lo Mein

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 35 mins
A classic recipe made with Chinese noodles, shrimp, broccoli, mushrooms and a simple soy lime sauce!
5 from 3 votes


  • 8 ounces lo mein noodles
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce, or tamari
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger, (from 2-inch piece), divided
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced and divided
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 yellow onion, sliced
  • 4 ounces mushrooms, stemmed and sliced
  • 12 ounces broccoli florets
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro , loosely packed


  • Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.
  • Whisk soy sauce, lime juice, honey, 1 teaspoon ginger, one clove minced garlic, and 1 tablespoon sesame oil.
  • Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add onion and mushrooms and stir fry 2 to 2 minutes until browned. Add broccoli and cook, stirring, until bright green, 2 to 3 minutes. Add scallions and remaining ginger and garlic; cook, stirring often, until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add shrimp to skillet and cook, stirring occasionally, until pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Add soy sauce mixture and noodles and toss to coat.
  • Garnish with sesame and fresh cilantro, as desired. Enjoy!


  • Use your favorite kind of lo mein noodles. We used wide lo mein noodles for this recipe, but any kind will work. 
  • Substitute mushrooms or any of the vegetables for another none of your favorite vegetables. 


Calories: 429kcal, Carbohydrates: 56g, Protein: 34g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 286mg, Sodium: 1618mg, Potassium: 561mg, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 755IU, Vitamin C: 87mg, Calcium: 260mg, Iron: 4mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
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