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Tasty chicken noodles

Tasty chicken noodles

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

This recipe is easily doubled to
serve four if you have plenty of leftover chicken;
if you have less, bump up the protein with
a handful of cashews

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal588
fat15.5g
saturates3.2g
carbs70.4g
sugars18.4g
fibre7.6g
protein42g
salt4.1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce or soy
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 blocks medium egg noodles
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 large red pepper , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , thinly sliced
  • 4 spring onions , sliced
  • 200g leftover roast chicken , shredded
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 100g frozen pea
  • ½ a 20g pack basil or coriander, leaves roughly shredded

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the cornflour with the fish sauce and sugar, then gradually add 8 tbsp water until smooth. Cook the noodles in a pan of boiling water for 4 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat the oil in a wok, then stir-fry the pepper, garlic and spring onions for about 3 mins. Tip in the chicken, spices and peas, stir-fry for a couple of secs more, then pour in the fish sauce and flour mix. Stir until thickened, then toss in the drained noodles and basil or coriander.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2009

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