Use the Olympics to teach your kids about the cuisines of other cultures. In this case, explain how the games are taking place in Beijing, and that lo mein is a typical Chinese noodle dish with stir-fried add-ins.
This variation incorporates regular pasta with soy and hoisin sauces. Although the recipe calls for mushrooms and carrots, choose the vegetables that meet your family's needs. To learn how to make this colorful, kid-friendly recipe, read more. From Family Fun Ingredients 1/2 pound angel hair pasta Directions Serves 6 to 8.
Chicken Lo Mein
3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1/4 cup chicken broth
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
1 medium onion, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
4 to 5 shiitake mushroom caps, thinly sliced
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrots
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup sugar snap pea pods, halved
1 (15-ounce) can Chinese baby corn, drained and cut in thirds
1 to 1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-size strips
From Family Fun
1/2 pound angel hair pasta
Serves 6 to 8.