What is the difference between lo mein and chow mein and chop suey?
Chow mein and lo mein both use noodles (mein) while chop suey is generally served over rice. All of these dishes are comprised of chopped vegetables, may include a meat-based protein, and are enhanced with a sauce.
What is Chow Mein Chinese food?
In American Chinese cuisine, it is a stir-fried dish consisting of noodles, meat (chicken being most common but pork, beef, shrimp or tofu sometimes being substituted), onions and celery. It is often served as a specific dish at westernized Chinese restaurants. Vegetarian or vegan Chow Mein is also common.
What is house special lo mein?
So the House Lo Mein—as long as it has stir-fried lo mein noodles in a soy, garlic and ginger sauce—can include any variety or combination of shrimp, pork, beef, chicken or shellfish with complementary vegetables.
Is chow mein healthy?
Chow mein noodles are typically refined carbohydrates, not heart-healthy whole grains, and as such, a cup has only 1.8 grams of dietary fiber. Chow mein is more nutritious when it has more vegetables, which are high in dietary fiber.