Chicken chow mein recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 10 mins to cook
  • 477 calories / serving
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A vibrant and flavoursome dish that will bring a feel-good factor to your evening.

Season the chicken with 1 tbsp of Chinese five-spice powder and 1 tbsp of soy sauce. Cook the noodles according to pack instructions.

Meanwhile, heat the sesame oil in a wok over a medium to high heat and stir-fry the chicken for 5 minutes until golden. Add the garlic, ginger, peppers, remaining Chinese five-spice and stir-fry for 2 minutes more. Add the Chinese stir-fry veg, cooked noodles and remaining soy and oyster sauce; stir-fry for 1 minute. Check the meat is cooked through with no pink showing. 

Stir through half the spring onions and half the coriander and divide between 4 plates. Serve scattered with the remaining spring onions, coriander and sesame seeds.

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  • Ingredients

  • 4 skinless chicken breasts, diced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp chinese five spice powder
  • 30ml (2 tbsp) light soy sauce
  • 200g (7oz) medium egg noodles
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 5cm (2in) piece root ginger, sliced
  • 3 peppers (1 red, 1 yellow, 1 green), deseeded and diced
  • 300g (10oz) Chinese-style stir fry vegetables
  • 60ml (4 tbsp) oyster sauce
  • 4 spring onions, shredded
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • ½ tbsp sesame seeds
  • Energy 2010kj 477kcal 24%
  • Fat 10g 15%
  • Saturates 2g 12%
  • Sugars 11g 12%
  • Salt 3.4g 57%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 48g Protein 44g Fibre 6.4g


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