Lara's Healthy chicken chow mein

Updated: Jul 19, 2018


200g packet dried egg noodles

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder

500g chicken breast, thinly sliced

2 teaspoons vegetable oil

3cm piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely grated

2 garlic cloves, crushed

150g oyster mushrooms, halved if large

200g snow peas, trimmed, halved

1/4 cup salt-reduced chicken stock

2 tablespoons salt-reduced soy sauce

1/4 cup oyster sauce

2 tablespoons sweet soy

2 cups bean sprouts, trimmed

Fresh coriander leaves, to serve

Sliced red chilli, to serve (optional)

Lime wedges, to serve

Step 1 - Prepare noodles following packet directions. Drain.

Step 2 - Combine 1 teaspoon sesame oil and five-spice in a bowl. Add chicken. Stir to coat.

Step 3 - Heat vegetable oil in a wok over high heat. Stir-fry chicken, in 2 batches, for 2 minutes or until browned all over. Transfer to a plate.

Step 4 - Add ginger and garlic to wok. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add mushrooms. Stir-fry for 2 minutes or until softened. Add noodles, snow peas, stock and sauces. Stir-fry for 2 minutes or until heated through. Add remaining sesame oil, chicken and bean sprouts. Stir-fry for 1 minute or until chicken is cooked through.

Sprinkle with coriander and chilli.

Serve with lime.

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