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Chicken Stir-Fry with Noodles

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This chicken stir-fry with noodles is super delicious and full of veggies. Its quick and easy to make, plus its a great way to use up any vegetables lying around the kitchen.

Chicken Stir-Fry with Noodles with chop sticks

Health Benefits

Chilli: Capsaicin in chilli is linked to increasing metabolism by burning fats, pain relief and reducing insulin spikes for diabetes.

Ginger: Gingerol in Ginger which is a relative of Capsaicin has powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. It used for a variety of nature medicines and is believed to ease the effects of nausea, reduce muscle soreness and improve digestion.

Garlic: Is another vegetable that has been used in food medicine for thousands of years. It has been referred to as ‘Russian penicillin’ due to its antibacterial properties.

Green beans & Spring onions: A good source of vitamins C and dietary fibre.

Pak Choi: Pak Choi is packed with vitamins A and C. Providing 89% of the recommended daily in vitamin A in just 100 grams.

Red pepper: Red peppers are packed with vitamins A and C. Providing 212% of the recommended Vitamin C in just 100 grams 

Overall 

This recipe is super healthy for you! Packed with vitamins A, B-6, C and K. Its in protein and low in saturated fats, plus its a great source of natural antioxidants. 

Stock The Basics & It’s Easy

Once you have bought the ingredients (light and dark soya sauce, mirin and rice wine vinegar). You should be able to make this recipe many times before having to purchase these ingredients again.

If you stock pile noodles, pasta and rice like me. It means the second time you will be make this recipe you will only need to buy fresh vegetables and chicken. This chicken stir-fry with noodles recipe can be surprisingly easy with little hassle to have in your weekly diet.

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Chicken Stir-Fry with Noodles with chop sticks

Chicken Stir-Fry with Noodles

Jack Slobodian
This chicken stir-fry with noodles is super delicious and full of veggies. Its quick and easy to make, plus its a great way to use up any vegetables lying around the kitchen.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Marinading Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2 People
Calories 639 kcal

Equipment

Ingredients
 
 

Chicken Marinade (30+ minutes)

  • 1 Chicken breast finely sliced
  • 15 ml Light soy sauce
  • 5 ml Dark soy sauce

Stir-Fry Sauce

  • 40 ml Light soy sauce
  • 20 ml Dark soy sauce
  • 20 ml Rice wine vinegar
  • 20 ml Mirin

Stir-Fry

  • 200 g Noodles
  • Vegetable oil
  • 2 Garlic cloves minced
  • 15 g Ginger minced
  • 100 g Snap Peas
  • 1 Pak choi washed & sliced
  • 1 Red onion finely sliced
  • 1 Red pepper sliced
  • 1 Spring onions sliced
  • Chilli finely sliced
  • 1 handful Coriander to garnish
  • Sesame seeds

Instructions
 

Chicken Marinade

  • Place the chicken marinade ingredients into a mixing bowl or plastic bag and mix thoroughly. Cover and marinate in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

Stir-Fry Sauce

  • In a mixing bowl lightly whisk together all the ingredients from the ‘Stir-Fry sauce’ section and set aside.

Stir-Fry

  • Bring a large pot of generously salted water to the boil and cook the noodles until al dente. Drain and place to the side.
  • Heat a large wok over medium high heat for 1-2 minutes or until completely hot and almost smoking. Add vegetable oil and quickly shake it around the pan. Quickly add the chicken and stir fry for 3-4 minutes, until all the meat is golden.
  • Add garlic & ginger and saute for 30 seconds. Add the green beans, pan choi, red onion, red pepper, chilli and the white part of the spring onion (saving the green part for the garnish) and stir fry for a further 2-3 minutes (add a tablespoon of water if the wok gets too hot and starts to burn).
  • Add the stir-fry sauce and stir constantly for 5 seconds. Add the noodles and stir fry until hot.
  • Serve fresh from the wok with a sprinkle of sesame seeds, spring onion and coriander.

Notes

  • For best results marinade the chicken overnight in the refrigerator
  • Mirin can be swapped with 20ml of sake plus 10g of sugar
  • Reduced sodium soya sauce can be used to make this recipe even healthier

Nutrition

Calories: 639kcalCarbohydrates: 105gProtein: 39gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 1974mgPotassium: 1947mgFiber: 12gSugar: 18gVitamin A: 21387IUVitamin C: 303mgCalcium: 522mgIron: 7mg
Keyword Chicken Stir-Fry, Chicken Stir-Fry with Noodles, Stir-Fry
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Recipe Rating




Karen Affholter

Wednesday 24th of February 2021

This sounds absolutely amazing and I love the authentic ingredients. Making it this week!

Jackslobodian

Tuesday 2nd of March 2021

Thanks, this is one of my favourite Stir Fries, it's really simple, healthy and tasty :). Let me know how it goes!

Anjali

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

This looks so delicious!! I love that this is packed with veggies and tons of flavor. My kids would love this too!

Jackslobodian

Monday 13th of January 2020

Thanks, its a delicious way to get them veggies into your diet :)

Jessica

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

A great way to use up left over veggies! The combo of ingredients creates the perfect Asian inspired meal! Can't wait to smell it cooking.

Jackslobodian

Monday 13th of January 2020

Yeah its smells amazing!

Lisa

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

You really can't beat all the flavors in a chicken stir fry. Delicious!

Jackslobodian

Monday 13th of January 2020

Thanks :)

Laura | Wandercooks

Tuesday 26th of November 2019

This hits all the right spots! Great way to bump up the veggie intake. I find myself running short on time in the evenings so I doubled the recipe and froze a bunch for future dinners! :)

Jackslobodian

Monday 13th of January 2020

Thanks :)