Zingy chicken stir-fry

Zingy chicken stir-fry

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(16 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Quick, easy and on the table in less than 30 minutes - what more could you ask for?

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

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  • fat-
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  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
  • salt-
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Ingredients

  • 2 blocks egg noodles
  • 2 tsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 2 cooked chicken breasts, shredded
  • 3 carrots, finely sliced into rings
    Carrot

    Carrot

    ka-rot

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

  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 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…

  • juice 2 limes
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 3 tbsp toasted sesame seeds
  • handful coriander leaves

Method

  1. Boil the noodles according to pack instructions, then drain and toss with 1 tsp oil. Heat the remaining oil in a wok and add the chicken and carrots. Stir-fry for a few mins. Add the honey, soy and lime juice, bubble for 30 secs, then add the noodles and sesame seeds. Mix well, heat through and sprinkle with coriander to serve.

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thecherub
1st Mar, 2017
3.8
I can't give this 5 out of 5 because I followed a lot of advice given below and not the recipe in full! A BIG thank you to everyone's comments below which made our meal a success! Overall we liked this dish, it was 'zingy' and tasty but... we used 1 lime and 1 large carrot and added a red pepper, celery and spring onions to the dish to make it a bit more interesting, oh and some fresh sliced chilies on top. I didn't add ginger or garlic as we didn't have any but would consider that next time. Will make it again (subject to our changes).
ordonnel
19th Sep, 2016
This was absolutely awful! Far too much lime - terrrible
Samxox3
26th Apr, 2015
Cooked this today, added garlic, chilli flakes, onions, broccoli and peppers. Absolutely delicious and quick to make with little clean up.
heath200
26th Mar, 2015
Cooked this last night and took advice from a previous comment. Added tablespoon of grated ginger, crushed clove of garlic, chopped and de-seeded chilli, half a red and green pepper when stir frying the chicken. On completion of the dish added 3 chopped spring onions! Very good!
malf196
22nd Jan, 2015
Just tried this with half the amount of lime juice and some extra garlic, ginger and red onion based on previous comments. It was really quick and easy to cook and so tasty. I'll definitely be cooking this again!
mflight
23rd Nov, 2014
Absolutely lovely. A light, delicious meal perfect for a quick dinner. Substitute quorn chicken pieces for veggies.
domuk89
23rd Jul, 2014
0.05
Bloody awful. Flavourless.
syonan
21st Feb, 2014
Liked the basic idea but thought the recipe needed more flavour, so I added grated fresh ginger and a crushed clove of garlic when stir frying plus some sliced onion and a green pepper, only used one large chicken breast. I also added sesame oil to the noodles after draining. Very tasty. Would make again. Perhaps needs a little more honey to balance the lime.
jacquidargie
16th Jan, 2014
Not a favourite with my family didn't go down well at all. Won't be making again. I quite liked it.
sholdsy
15th Mar, 2013
Not tried this yet but it looks delicious, would like to know the number of calories that it contains per serving as currently on a diet!!!

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