Beef Lo Mein Meal Prep
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Easy Beef Lo Mein Meal Prep

Beef Lo Mein Meal Prep – Tender beef cooked with flavorful vegetables and delicious Lo Mein noodles in an addictive garlicky sauce. This 20 minute one pan meal is a perfect quick and easy meal prep recipe to make for the week.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 429kcal
Author: TipBuzz

Ingredients

  • 8 oz lo mein noodles or spaghetti
  • 8 oz flank steak thinly sliced against the grain
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce low sodium
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1 medium carrot matchsticks
  • 3 cups broccoli cut into florets

Sauce

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce use light soy sauce or a mix of 1 tbsp light soy sauce and 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp Asian sesame oil

Instructions

  • Prepare the noodles according to the package directions (see note). 
  • Cut flank steak into thin strips.
  • In a medium-sized bowl, mix 1 tbsp of cornstarch and 1 tbsp of soy sauce.  Then add the beef strips to the mixture. Marinate for 5-10 minutes to tenderize the beef. You can skip this step if you are in a rush
  • In a medium bowl, mix 2 tbsp soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sugar and ginger. For the best results, use 1 tbsp of light soy sauce and 1 tbsp of dark soy sauce. 
  • Meanwhile, place a large skillet over medium-high heat. 
  • Add in vegetable oil. When the oil is hot, add the beef strips and stir fry about 2 minutes until the beef is no longer pink.
  • Then add the minced garlic, sliced carrots and broccoli. Stir fry for about 5 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  • Add Lo Mein to the beef/vegetable mixture. 
  • Toss together with the lo mein sauce and drizzle with the Asian sesame oil. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

Refrigerated Lo Mein noodles don't need to be boiled, and you can warm them up in hot water. If you use dry noodles, cook them in boiling water according to the instructions.

Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 1433mg | Potassium: 542mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 3010IU | Vitamin C: 62.4mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 2.2mg