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Chinese chicken no.29

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • 30 minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 2
Quick and delicious chicken and green beans. A perfect mid-week dinner!


  • 4 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Chinese five spice
  • 2 large cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • 1/4 tsp chilli flakes (optional)
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • 3 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 400g skinless boneless chicken breast, diced into 1inch cubes
  • 200g fine green beans, topped and tailed
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • 125 ml red wine


  • STEP 1
    In a bowl, mix together the soy sauce, five spice, garlic, chilli flakes, lime juice and 1tbsp of oil
  • STEP 2
    Add the chicken, stir well to coat. Set aside for 30 minutes
  • STEP 3
    Place a non-stick wok or deep pan on high heat and add the remaining oil
  • STEP 4
    When hot, add the chicken, stir well to seal, cook for 5 minutes
  • STEP 5
    Add the green beans, cook for 5 minutes
  • STEP 6
    Add the coriander and wine, stir well, cook for 5 minutes. The chicken should now be cooked through, but still tender and juicy
  • STEP 7
    Enjoy alongside piping hot rice!

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