A bowl serving chilli chicken with peanut noodles

Chilli chicken with peanut noodles

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2

Whip up this healthy chilli chicken noodle bowl in just 25 minutes. The addition of peanut butter gives it richness yet it's still under 500 calories

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal437
  • fat12g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs42g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre9g
  • protein36g
  • salt1g
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Ingredients

    For the stir-fry

    • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
      Rapeseed oil

      Rapeseed oil

      If you want a light alternative to other cooking oils, rapeseed is a great choice and has…

    • 2 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, about 225g in total, all fat removed, chopped
      Chicken

      Chicken

      chik-en

      Chicken's many plus points - its versatility, as well as the ease and speed with which it…

    • 3 large garlic cloves, finely grated
    • 1 tbsp ginger, cut into matchsticks
      Ginger

      Ginger

      jin-jer

      Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

    • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
    • 175g Tenderstem broccoli, stems sliced on the angle, florets left whole
    • 1 red pepper, deseeded and chopped
    • ½ tsp tamari
      Tamari

      Tamari

      tam-aree

      Tamari is a Japanese version of soy sauce, the main difference being that it contains little or…

    For the noodles

    • 2 nests wholewheat noodles
    • 1 tbsp sugar-free peanut butter

      Peanut butter

      pee-nut butt-ah

      Peanut butter starts with dry roasting peanuts, which concentrates and heightens their flavour…

    • ½ lime, zested and juiced
      Lime

      Lime

      ly-m

      The same shape, but smaller than…

    • 1 tsp ground cumin

    Method

    1. Heat the oil in a wok and add all the stir-fry ingredients except for the tamari. Toss over a high heat for a min, then cover, reduce the heat and cook for 5 mins more until the chicken is tender. Toss through the tamari.

    2. Meanwhile, cook the noodles in a pan of boiling water for 5 mins. Drain, but reserve the water. Mix the peanut butter, lime juice and zest, cumin and 3 tbsp of the water, then toss with the noodles until coated. Serve with the stir-fry.

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    Comments, questions and tips

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    suzieemc
    24th Jul, 2017
    0.05
    Sadly we found this really disappointing. Pretty flavourless other than overpowering ginger and 'raw' cumin taste.
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