Three-Flavor Lo Mein

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as part of a multi-course meal
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
Katie Chin's Everyday Chinese Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes from My Mother's Kitchen

By Katie Chin

Published 2016

  • About

Noodles symbolize longevity in Chinese culture, so noodles are always served on the Chinese New Year, as well as on birthdays. The longer the noodle, the longer the life, so noodles should be served uncut. Of course, my mother always served noodles at our birthday dinners, and I always begged her to make Three-Flavor Lo Mein for mine. Lo Mein literally translates as “tossed noodle.” I love this recipe because it’s tossed with my three favorite things: chicken, shrimp and barbecued pork, in