Sesame-Soy Noodles with Shrimp


If you're a fan of spice, add either the optional crushed red pepper flakes or Sriracha to this version of the American Chinese takeout favorite lo mein.

Sesame-Soy Noodles with Shrimp
Photo: Carson Downing
Total Time:
25 mins
6 cups


  • 3 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 3 tablespoon oyster sauce

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 12 ounce fresh or frozen (thawed) medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 3 green onions, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger

  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced

  • 3 baby bok choy (1 pound), trimmed and sliced

  • ½ red bell pepper, cut into bite-size strips

  • 1 14.2 ounce package precooked Hokkien noodles

  • Crushed red pepper or Sriracha


  1. In a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil.

  2. In a wok or extra-large skillet heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium-high. Add shrimp in a single layer and cook 2 minutes or until opaque, turning once. Remove to a plate.

  3. Add green onions, ginger, and garlic to wok. Cook and stir 30 seconds. Add bok choy and bell pepper; cook and stir 2 minutes.

  4. Add noodles, shrimp, and soy sauce mixture to wok. Using tongs, toss ingredients until noodles are coated in sauce and heated through. If desired, top with crushed red pepper or Sriracha. Serve immediately. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
10g Fat
33g Carbs
23g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 148mg 49%
Sodium 814mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 23g
Vitamin C 71.6mg 358%
Calcium 183mg 14%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 926mg 20%
Folate, total 168.7mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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