Chicken chow mein

Chicken chow mein


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About this recipe: This is a very impressive and tasty chicken dish, the next best thing to takeaway chow mein!

Keri Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK

Serves: 4 

  • 250g (9 oz) medium egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 1 large red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 110g (4 oz) tinned sweetcorn
  • 8 spring onions, trimmed and cut into thin strips
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce

Prep:25min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Put a large pan of water on to boil, then add the noodles. Boil for 4 minutes or until just tender.
  2. Heat both of the oils in a large saucepan or wok, add the garlic and stir-fry for about 30 seconds.
  3. Add the chicken and stir-fry for 5 minutes or until cooked. Remove from the pan with a draining spoon and set aside.
  4. Add the pepper and stir-fry for 4 minutes, then add the sweetcorn and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the spring onions and stir-fry for 1 minute. Return the chicken and noodles to the pan. Add the soy sauce and heat through, tossing to mix for 2 minutes.

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Reviews (37)


add some bean sprouts,oyster sauce and chinese 5 spice about tsp,and a little chili flakes,and it makes a big diffrence to taste,but abit bland without these extra ingrediants - 23 Nov 2012


Just made this for first time and it was lovely, i used garlic, peppers and added frozen stir fry veg to recipe, Hubby ate the lot and i'm def going to make this again :-) - 31 May 2012


Altered ingredient amounts. I think that this a lovley way but I think its better with 4 cloves of garlic. yummy! - 29 Sep 2009

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