Crab Lo Mein Recipe
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Crab Lo Mein Recipe

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"I came up with this one night when I had some leftover spaghetti that I needed to use up," writes Laura Mryyan from Topeka, Kansas. TIP: "When stirring up the sauce, I like to use half soy sauce and half oyster sauce for a richer, more developed flavor,"Laura notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta or thin spaghetti
  • 1 medium onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen broccoli cuts, thawed
  • 1/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1-1/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 12 ounces imitation crabmeat, cut into 1-inch pieces

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium chicken broth and reduced-sodium soy sauce) equals 218 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 579 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet or wok, stir-fry the onion, green pepper, broccoli and mushrooms in oil for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch, broth, water and soy sauce until smooth. Gradually stir into skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in crab; cook 2-3 minutes longer or until heated through. Drain pasta; toss with crab mixture. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Crab Lo Mein in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p61

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-sodium chicken broth and reduced-sodium soy sauce) equals 218 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 579 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jul. 16, 2012

Tasty and easy

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2012

This is one of the best lo mein recipes I have found. I have done this recipe substituting shrimp or chicken. I usually add some julienne carrots and water chestnuts.

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Reviewed May. 24, 2012

I have made this many times and always a hit with the family,a plus that it's so fast and easy.

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