Series: Palm Oil Recipes to Try at Home – June

Published on: June 15, 2021

As temperatures rise, it’s important to come up with fun recipes you can whip up at home without having to sweat it out for a run to a take-out place or to get a plethora of ingredients. It’s also nice to eat a good meal in the comfort of air conditioning that will not weigh you down once you have to venture back outside. Luckily palm oil is the perfect ingredient to add to some delicious ethnic dishes.

 

It’s important to have clean meals with flavor profiles and ingredients that reflect the feeling of the sun on your skin. Coincidentally, we’ve prepared an easy recipe that will allow you to recreate a take-out favorite, but with a low-carb, summery twist.

 

Low-Carb Lo Mein

(Serves 3)

Prep time: 30 mins

Cook time: 20 mins

Total time: 50 mins

 

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 2 tsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp red palm oil
  • 2/3 cup red onion (sliced)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger (minced)
  • 3 cups broccoli (chopped)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 4 ribs celery (chopped)
  • 12 oz mushrooms (sliced)
  • 2 carrots (grated)
  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos
  • sesame seeds (for garnish, optional)
  • avocado (sliced) (for garnish, optional)

 

Instructions

  1. Prepare and chop all vegetables.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk eggs and combined.
  3. In a 12 inch skillet, pour 1 tsp coconut oil and melt over medium heat.
  4. Add ½ of the whisked eggs to the skillet. Cover skillet and cook until edges become dry.
  5. When bottom is cooked, flip and cook other side of the resulting pancake until it is cooked all of the way through.
  6. Remove egg pancake from skillet and add to a plate.
  7. Repeat steps #3-6 with remaining coconut oil and egg mixture.
  8. Using a pizza cutter or knife, slice ‘egg pancakes’ into thin, noodle-like strips. Set all egg noodles to the side.
  9. Add red palm oil to skillet.
  10. Add garlic and ginger to skillet. Cook for 1-2 minutes over medium heat.
  11. Add sliced onion. Cook under tender.
  12. Add broccoli, bell pepper, celery ribs, mushrooms, and cook until vegetables are tender.
  13. Add grated carrot and cook an additional 1-2 minutes.
  14. Stir in egg noodles and coconut aminos.
  15. Remove from skillet. Garnish with sesame seeds and avocado slices.
  16. Enjoy!

 

Create a healthy alternative to your favorite take-out haunts at home in under an hour! Sit and enjoy outside with a couple of friends on a warm summer night or stay in the air conditioning with an enjoyable, leftover-friendly lunch. Most of all, have fun!

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