chicken chow mein


Stir fry is a great quick and easy meal if you’re in a rush. In just 25 minutes you can enjoy a flavoursome bowl of chicken chow mein, for £3.36 per serving. 



150g medium egg noodles

2tsp sesame oil

300g skinless chicken breast fillets, in strips

Dash of dark soy sauce

1tsp five-spice powder

1tbsp cornflour

1-2 tbsp groundnut oil

Green pepper, sliced

150g broccoli florets

1 large spring onion, sliced lengthways

2tbsp light soy sauce

Freshly ground black pepper


Serves: 2

Prep time: 15 mins

Cooking time: 8-10 mins

Cost per serving: £3.36



1. Cook the noodles in a pan of boiling water for 2-3 mins until al dente. Drain and rinse under cold water, then drain again. Drizzle with 1tsp of the sesame oil and toss.

2. Place the chicken strips in a bowl and season with the dark soy sauce and five-spice. Mix well, then lightly dust the chicken with the cornflour.

3. Heat a wok until smoking and add the groundnut oil, then add the chicken and stir-fry for 3-4 mins, or until the chicken is cooked through.

4. Add the pepper and broccoli and stir-fry for 1 min, then add the spring onion and stir-fry for 30 secs. Stir in the noodles and add the light soy sauce and remaining sesame oil, and season with pepper. Serve immediately.


Enjoy this chicken chow mein? Try our delicious chocolate salted caramel pots for dessert