Healthy Chicken Chow Mein

  • Preparation Time5 mins
  • Cooking Time25 mins
  • Serves4
  • DifficultyEasy
800ml chicken stock, made with 1 chicken stock cube by Sainsbury’s
460g pack British chicken breast fillet portions by Sainsbury’s
3 nests of medium egg noodles by Sainsbury’s
1?2 tbsp olive oil by Sainsbury’s 2cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely sliced
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1 tsp Chinese five spice
1 red chilli, washed and finely chopped
300g pack mixed pepper stir fry by Sainsbury’s
200g pack mange tout by Sainsbury’s, sliced lengthways
100g bunch spring onions, trimmed and sliced on the diagonal
1 tbsp light soy sauce by Sainsbury’s

Put the stock in a large pan, place over a medium-low heat and bring to a gentle simmer. Add the chicken and poach for 15 mins until cooked through with no pink remaining.

Remove with a slotted spoon, leaving the stock in the pan. Use two forks to shred the chicken and set aside.

Add the noodles to the pan of stock and simmer for 3-4 mins until just tender. Drain, reserving 300ml of the stock.

Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan. Add the ginger, garlic, five spice and chilli and stir-fry for 1 minute.

Add the mixed pepper stir fry, mange tout and spring onions. Stir-fry briskly for a further 3 mins. Add the shredded chicken, noodles, soy sauce and reserved stock. Heat through for 1 minute, then serve.

Recipe courtesy of Sainsbury's

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