Chicken chow mein

    40 min

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


    Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK
    806 people made this

    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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    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