Chicken Chow Mein

with Chinese Cabbage

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Instructions

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1 Prep

Slice the chicken. Reserve 1/1.5/2 tsp of corn starch for the stir-fry sauce. Turn the chicken in the remaining corn starch. Slice the cabbage thinly. Peel the carrot and cut it into matchsticks. Thinly slice the spring onion (reserve the green parts for garnish). Peel and mince the garlic. Rinse and drain the bean sprouts.

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2 Mix sauce

Whisk the reserved corn starch with 2/3/4 tbsp of water in a bowl until smooth. Add the chicken stockoyster saucesesame oil and soy sauces. This is your stir-fry sauce.

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3 Boil noodles

Bring a pot of salted water to the boil. Once boiling, add the noodles and cook for 3 min until tender. Drain and run under cold water to keep the noodles from sticking together.

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4 Fry chicken

Meanwhile, heat a wide pan over a high heat with a drizzle of oil. Once hot, add the chicken and fry for 4-5 min or until golden. Season with salt. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

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5 Fry vegetables

Return the pan to a high heat with a second drizzle of oil. Once very hot, add the whole sugar snap peas, cabbagecarrot and the white parts of the spring onion. Fry for 2-3 min. 

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6 Serve

Add the garlicbean sprouts, fried chicken, drained noodles and the stir-fry sauce. Cook for a final 2 min until thickened, giving everything a good toss. Divide among bowls and garnish with the remaining spring onion.

Tips for fussy eaters

Make a separate batch for them using their favourite vegetables. Leave the sauce out.

Pro tip

Tenderise your chicken like they do in Chinese restaurants! Chop the chicken and add 1 tsp of baking soda. Marinate for 20 min. Rinse with water and pat dry carefully.

Chow mein is a classic Chinese-American dish made with fried noodles and vegetables!

Cooking Time: 40 min

Cals 609 · Prot 55 · Carbs 58 · Fat 16

Dairy-Free

Ingredients

Number of people

Stir-fry

Chicken breast 400 Grams
Corn starch 15 Grams
Chinese cabbage 300 Grams
Carrot 1 Piece
Spring onion 40 Grams
Garlic cloves 1 Piece
Bean sprouts 100 Grams
Egg noodles 100 Grams
Vegetable oil 1 Tbsp
Salt 0.5 Tsp
Sugar snap peas 100 Grams

Chow mein sauce

Chicken stock 150 ML
Oyster sauce 20 Grams
Sesame oil 15 ML
Soy sauce 30 ML
Sweet soy sauce 15 ML

Chow mein is a classic Chinese-American dish made with fried noodles and vegetables!

Cooking Time: 40 min

Cals 609 · Prot 55 · Carbs 58 · Fat 16

Dairy-Free

Instructions

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1 Prep

Slice the chicken. Reserve 1/1.5/2 tsp of corn starch for the stir-fry sauce. Turn the chicken in the remaining corn starch. Slice the cabbage thinly. Peel the carrot and cut it into matchsticks. Thinly slice the spring onion (reserve the green parts for garnish). Peel and mince the garlic. Rinse and drain the bean sprouts.

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2 Mix sauce

Whisk the reserved corn starch with 2/3/4 tbsp of water in a bowl until smooth. Add the chicken stockoyster saucesesame oil and soy sauces. This is your stir-fry sauce.

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3 Boil noodles

Bring a pot of salted water to the boil. Once boiling, add the noodles and cook for 3 min until tender. Drain and run under cold water to keep the noodles from sticking together.

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4 Fry chicken

Meanwhile, heat a wide pan over a high heat with a drizzle of oil. Once hot, add the chicken and fry for 4-5 min or until golden. Season with salt. Remove the chicken from the pan and set aside.

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5 Fry vegetables

Return the pan to a high heat with a second drizzle of oil. Once very hot, add the whole sugar snap peas, cabbagecarrot and the white parts of the spring onion. Fry for 2-3 min. 

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6 Serve

Add the garlicbean sprouts, fried chicken, drained noodles and the stir-fry sauce. Cook for a final 2 min until thickened, giving everything a good toss. Divide among bowls and garnish with the remaining spring onion.

Tips for fussy eaters

Make a separate batch for them using their favourite vegetables. Leave the sauce out.

Pro tip

Tenderise your chicken like they do in Chinese restaurants! Chop the chicken and add 1 tsp of baking soda. Marinate for 20 min. Rinse with water and pat dry carefully.

Ingredients

Number of people

Stir-fry

Chicken breast 400 Grams
Corn starch 15 Grams
Chinese cabbage 300 Grams
Carrot 1 Piece
Spring onion 40 Grams
Garlic cloves 1 Piece
Bean sprouts 100 Grams
Egg noodles 100 Grams
Vegetable oil 1 Tbsp
Salt 0.5 Tsp
Sugar snap peas 100 Grams

Chow mein sauce

Chicken stock 150 ML
Oyster sauce 20 Grams
Sesame oil 15 ML
Soy sauce 30 ML
Sweet soy sauce 15 ML
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