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Easy noodles

Easy noodles

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • Ready in 15-20 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This simple version of a Malaysian classic is microwaved in a single bowl - an easy supper for 4

  • Freezable
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal516
fat19g
saturates14g
carbs58g
sugars0g
fibre1g
protein32g
low insalt1.03g
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Ingredients

  • 500ml hot chicken stock or vegetable stock
  • 400ml can coconut milk (full or reduced fat)
  • 1 tbsp green or red Thai curry paste
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 3 skinless boneless chicken breast fillets , sliced
  • 1 x 250g pack medium rice noodles
  • 300g bag stir-fry mix, pick one with beansprouts

Method

  • STEP 1

    Firstly, get the kettle on. Tip the stock, coconut milk, Thai curry paste, turmeric and chicken into a big microwaveable bowl. Cover with cling film, pierce it a few times and microwave on High for 5 mins. Remove the cling film, give it a stir and cook for a further 5 mins until the chicken is cooked.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, tip the noodles into another large bowl. Pour boiling water over, leave to soak for 4 mins, then drain.

  • STEP 3

    Add the stir-fry mix and noodles to the chicken, ladle into deep bowls and serve with spoons and forks.

RECIPE TIPS
GIVE IT A TWIST

Add a handful of torn mint leaves and finely sliced cucumber for an extra Asian touch. Make it veggie by using a 250g pack of tofu.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2005

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