Gon Lo Mein
2 pounds ready-to-eat chow mein noodles
3/4 cup oyster sauce
2 tablespoons sesame oil
8 dried mushrooms, soaked
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1 pkg (12 oz) bean sprouts
4 stalks celery, slivered
1/2 cup Chinese peas, sliced
3/4 pound green beans, slivered
3/4 pound char siu, slivered
1/2 teaspoon salt
Place noodles in a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the oyster sauce and 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil; heat in electric oven at 250°F for 10 minutes. Remove stems from mushrooms; slice caps. In a wok or skillet, heat remaining oil. Add mushrooms and other vegetables; stir fry for 2 minutes. Stir in char siu, salt, and remaining 1/2 cup oyster sauce. Add noodles and toss gently. Makes 12 servings.
Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving: 320 calories, 5 g fat, 1 g saturated fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 800 mg sodium, 56 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g sugar, 13 g protein
Featured in Star-Bulletin on January 21, 2009.