lo mein

Pronunciation: [loh MAYN]

A Chinese dish of boiled noodles combined with various stir-fried ingredients, such as chicken, pork and vegetables. The cooked noodles are tossed with the hot, stir-fried ingredients at the last minute, just until they're heated through and coated with the stir-fry sauce.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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