Quick chicken chow mein

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Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:10 mins
  • Cook:10 mins
  • Plus marinating
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This speedy, kid-friendly supper is a great way of cramming a good variety of vegetables into one meal

Nutrient Unit
kcal 545
fat 12g
saturates 1g
carbs 80g
sugars 12g
fibre 7g
protein 33g
salt 1.98g

Ingredients

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • good chunk fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato purée
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into chunky strips
  • 3 blocks dried egg noodles
  • ½ a head broccoli, broken into florets
  • 3 carrots, cut into thin sticks
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 300g pack beansprout
  • 3 spring onions, halved and sliced into long strips
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
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Method

  • STEP 1

Mix together the garlic, ginger, chilli, soy sauce and tomato purée, then add the chicken and leave it to marinate while you prep the rest of the ingredients.

  • STEP 2

Boil a large pan of water, add the noodles, broccoli and carrots, then cook for 4 mins before draining.

  • STEP 3

Heat the vegetable oil in a wok, tip in the chicken and its marinade, then stir-fry for 4-5 mins until cooked. Toss in the noodles, vegetables, beansprouts and spring onion to warm through, then mix the oyster sauce with 2 tbsp water and stir this in just before serving.

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