Chicken chow mein

Chicken chow mein

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins Plus marinating

Easy

Serves 4
This speedy, kid-friendly supper is a great way of cramming a good variety of vegetables into one meal

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal545
  • fat12g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs80g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre7g
  • protein33g
  • salt1.98g
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Ingredients

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • good chunk fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 chicken breast, cut into chunky strips
  • 3 blocks dried egg noodles
  • ½ a head broccoli, broken into florets
    Broccoli

    Broccoli

    brok-o-lee

    Like cabbage and cauliflower, broccoli is a brassica and is sometimes known by its Italian name…

  • 3 carrots, cut into thin sticks
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

    The carrot, with its distinctive bright orange colour, is one of the most versatile root…

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 300g pack beansprout
  • 3 spring onion, halved and sliced into long strips
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce

Method

  1. Mix together the garlic, ginger, chilli, soy sauce and tomato purée, then add the chicken and leave it to marinate while you prep the rest of the ingredients.

  2. Boil a large pan of water, add the noodles, broccoli and carrots, then cook for 4 mins before draining.

  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok, tip in the chicken and its marinade, then stir-fry for 4-5 mins until cooked. Toss in the noodles, vegetables, beansprouts and spring onion to warm through, then mix the oyster sauce with 2 tbsp water and stir this in just before serving.

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Comments (21)

bethocallaghan's picture
5

Really yummy - made less for 2 and it worked well.

Also tried the easy thai noodle soup which was really good, though I didn't used the chilli as I was already using Thai Red curry paste which I thought would be enough.

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