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

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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