Chicken and prawn chow mein

    30 min

    Chow mein packed with lots of veg, chicken and prawns. Making an authentic Chinese meal at home doesn't get easier than this! It sounds unusual but sprinkle this stir fry with a pinch of sugar before eating, it gives it a very appetising kick.

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    Serves: 4 

    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 teaspoon oil
    • 300g prawns, peeled and deveined
    • 100g green cabbage, chopped
    • 100g carrots, chopped
    • 100g courgette, chopped
    • 60g mushrooms, chopped
    • 100g broccoli, chopped
    • 400g egg noodles
    • 2 tablespoons oil
    • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
    • 300g skinless chicken fillets, diced
    • 2 tablespoons chicken stock granules
    • 2 teaspoons salt
    • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
    • To garnish
    • sesame oil
    • sugar

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:30min 

    1. Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil and add 1 teaspoon each of salt and oil.
    2. Blanch the prawns, cabbage, carrots, courgette, mushrooms, broccoli and egg noodles until tender. Remove, rinse with cold water and drain well.
    3. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a wok. Saute garlic until fragrant. Add the chicken and stir fry until browned. Add the prawns, vegetables and noodles and stir fry until heated through.
    4. Season to taste with chicken stock granules, salt and soy sauce, mixing well. To serve, drizzle with sesame oil and sprinkle with a bit of sugar.

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