Chicken Noodle Stir-Fry

A quick and easy Chinese recipe, perfect for the whole family!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 a bunch of fresh coriander
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 5cm piece of ginger
  • 1 bunch of spring onions
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 1 lime
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 skinless chicken breasts
  • 250g noodles
  • vegetable oil
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-2 tbsp low-salt soy sauce

Method

Preparation

Pick the coriander leaves and finely slice the stalks, then keep aside for later. Peel and finely slice the garlic, then peel and matchstick the ginger Trim and finely slice the spring onions, deseed and finely slice the chilli and cut the lime into wedges. Trim, peel and thinly slice the carrots at an angle Cut the broccoli into small florets, then finely shred the stalk, discarding any gnarly bits Cut the chicken into 1cm strips

Cooking

Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions, then drain and refresh under cold water. Drain again, toss in a little oil and put to one side Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large frying pan or wok. Season the chicken with a pinch of pepper, then add to the pan and stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes, or until golden. Add the coriander stalks, garlic and ginger and cook for a further minute Add the spring onions, carrots and broccoli and stir-fry for a further 2 minutes, then add the cooked noodles. Keep stir-frying until the noodles are warm and the chicken is cooked through. Stir through the soy sauce, then remove from the heat

Serving

Divide between bowls, sprinkle over the sliced chilli and the reserved coriander leaves, then serve with the lime wedges for squeezing over