Crab Lo Mein Recipe
Crab Lo Mein Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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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.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

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

Directions

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.
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 each: 218 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 579mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.

  • 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
  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

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Kristiana13 User ID: 6105743 113280
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2012

"Tasty and easy"

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Carole22 User ID: 3731905 102362
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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Wawagirl User ID: 6707271 102346
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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