Szechuan-Style Lo Mein

SERVINGS

4

PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

20 min

GLUTEN FREE

NO


Canadian Bacon Slices 6oz

This recipe is made with Jones Canadian Bacon.


The next time you're craving takeout, turn to this flavorful recipe instead. Spicy peppers, ginger and Jones Canadian Bacon are the keys to this lo mein.


 Enjoy these main ingredient substitutions:

Ham Slices

ingredients
8 oz vermicelli or thin spaghetti, broken in half
2 tablespoons seasame oil, divided
2 teaspoons bottled or fresh minced ginger root
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, crushed
2 cups sliced bok choy or Swiss chard
1 red bell pepper, cut into short, thin strips
1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
2 green onions, cut diagonally into 3/4" pieces
1 (6 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon, cut into strips
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup chopped peanuts or cashews (optional)
DIRECTIONS
Cook vermicelli according to package directions; drain and toss with 1 tablespoon of the oil and set aside.

Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 tbsp oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat. Add ginger root, garlic, and pepper flakes; stir-fry 30 seconds.

Add bok choy and bell pepper; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add broth and soy sauce; bring to a simmer. Add green onions; simmer until vegetables are tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in vermicelli and Canadian bacon; heat through.

Transfer to 4 shallow bowls; top with cilantro and, if desired, peanuts.

Ingredients

Directions

8 oz vermicelli or thin spaghetti, broken in half
2 tablespoons seasame oil, divided
2 teaspoons bottled or fresh minced ginger root
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, crushed
2 cups sliced bok choy or Swiss chard
1 red bell pepper, cut into short, thin strips
1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
2 green onions, cut diagonally into 3/4" pieces
1 (6 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon, cut into strips
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
1/4 cup chopped peanuts or cashews (optional)
Cook vermicelli according to package directions; drain and toss with 1 tablespoon of the oil and set aside.

Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 tbsp oil in a large deep skillet over medium heat. Add ginger root, garlic, and pepper flakes; stir-fry 30 seconds.

Add bok choy and bell pepper; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add broth and soy sauce; bring to a simmer. Add green onions; simmer until vegetables are tender, about 2 minutes. Stir in vermicelli and Canadian bacon; heat through.

Transfer to 4 shallow bowls; top with cilantro and, if desired, peanuts.