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Ginger chicken & green bean noodles served on a plate

Ginger chicken & green bean noodles

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Try this speedy one-pan ginger chicken with noodles and green beans as a quick and easy midweek meal. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, too

  • Healthy
Nutrition: Per serving
low inkcal213
low infat4g


  • ½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts, sliced
  • 200g green beans , trimmed and halved crosswise
  • thumb-sized piece of ginger , peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 garlic cloves , sliced
  • 1 ball stem ginger , finely sliced, plus 1 tsp syrup from the jar
  • 1 tsp cornflour , mixed with 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce , plus extra to serve (optional)
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 200g cooked egg noodles


  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a wok over a high heat and stir-fry the chicken for 5 mins. Add the green beans and stir-fry for 4-5 mins more until the green beans are just tender, and the chicken is just cooked through.

  • STEP 2

    Stir in the fresh ginger and garlic, and stir-fry for 2 mins, then add the stem ginger and syrup, the cornflour mix, soy sauce and vinegar. Stir-fry for 1 min, then toss in the noodles. Cook until everything is hot and the sauce coats the noodles. Drizzle with more soy, if you like, and serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2020

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