Ginger chicken & green bean noodles

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:15 mins
  • 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

Nutrient Unit
kcal 213
fat 4g
saturates 0g
carbs 24g
sugars 5g
fibre 3g
protein 19g
salt 0.4g

Ingredients

  • 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

Method

  • 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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