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    Five-spice chicken stir-fry

    Oriental chicken served with long grain rice.

    • Preparation time: 15 minutes
    • Cooking time: 20 minutes
    • Total time: 35 minutes 35 minutes

    Serves: 4


    • 1 pack essential Waitrose British chicken breast fillets, about 500g
    • 3 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tsp chinese five spice
    • 1 lime, juice
    • 250g essential Waitrose easy cook long grain rice
    • 2 courgettes, trimmed
    • 2 tbsp groundnut oil
    • 5 salad onions, trimmed and sliced
    • 2 garlic cloves, crushed


    1. Cut the chicken into 2cm strips and marinate for 15 minutes in a bowl with the soy sauce, five spice, the juice of ½ lime and some seasoning.
    2. Cook the rice according to packet instructions. Meanwhile, halve the courgettes lengthwise, then cut into slices. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a wok until very hot. Add the salad onions, courgettes and garlic; season. Stir-fry for 2–3 minutes, then set aside.
    3. Wipe the pan clean and heat 1 tbsp oil. Take the chicken from its marinade and stir-fry for 4 minutes until cooked through.
    4. Toss the courgette mixture with the rice and chicken. Drizzle over the remaining lime juice and serve immediately.

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