Healthy Shrimp and Vegetable Lo Mein
I am a big pasta lover and one of my favorite meals is lo mein. I woke up Sunday morning craving something salty, specifically lo mein. Unfortunately your standard lo mein meal from a Chinese or Japanese restaurant is often really high in sodium and loaded with fat. I did not want to suffer that post Chinese take out sluggish feeling that I often do. This homemade meal completely satisfied my craving without the negative aftermath! The entire batch is 565 calories and makes enough for three people, or two really hungry people :) Below are the ingredients, recipe, and nutritional information!
Ingredients: 3 oz whole wheat thin spaghetti 22 small-medium shrimp ( I used cooked frozen medium shrimp) 1 cup mushrooms 1 cup broccoli Diced onion (about 1/5 medium onion) 2 tbs Minced garlic 3 tbs Kikkoman low sodium teriyaki marinade 1 tbs Kikkoman low sodium soy sauce
Directions: Boil water in pot and place spaghetti in to cook. Spray pan with cooking spray and add garlic, onion, mushroom and broccoli, cook on medium for 5 minutes. Add shrimp and continue to cook for 5-10 minutes or until all veggies and shrimp is cooked through. If you are using raw shrimp instead of pre cooked this may be a little longer. Once spaghetti is cooked, drain and add to pan. Add teriyaki and soy sauce and mix together and let flavors blend on low for 2-3 minutes.
Nutrition per serving: (3 servings in entire batch)
188 Calories, 1g Fat, 26g Carbohydrates, 17g Protein
This all took under 30 minutes to prep and cook! I am all about quick and easy when it comes to my food so this was the perfect healthy alternative to satisfy my lo mein craving and not to mention it was delicious!