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    Chicken Chow Mein

    It may look like a long list but most of the ingredients for this tasty supper are storecupboard staples. 'Chow mein' literally means stir-fried noodles - this dish can be cooked in just one pan within 20 minutes.

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • Cooking time: 10 minutes
    • Total time: 20 minutes 20 minutes

    Serves: 2


    • 2 tsp light soy sauce
    • 2 tsp Wing Yip Chinese Cooking Wine
    • 1 tsp Bart Garlic in Sunflower Oil
    • 1 tsp Bart Ginger in Sunflower Oil
    • 2 chicken breast fillets, thinly sliced
    • ½ x 250g pack Waitrose Medium Egg Noodles
    • 2 tsp vegetable oil
    • 1 carrot, peeled and cut into thin strips
    • 75g trimmed mangetout, halved
    • 4 salad onions, sliced
    • ½ x 300g pack Waitrose Vegetable and Beansprout Stir Fry
    • 1 tbsp Wing Yip Oyster Sauce
    • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil


    1. In a bowl, mix together the soy sauce, wine, garlic and ginger. Add the chicken and leave to marinate for 10 minutes.
    2. Meanwhile, cook the noodles according to pack instructions and drain. Heat the oil in a large frying pan or wok, add the chicken and cook for 4-5 minutes until browned. Add the carrot, mangetout and salad onions and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
    3. Add the beansprout mix, noodles, oyster sauce and sesame oil and toss together for 2-3 minutes until hot. Serve immediately in large bowls.

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    Replace the chicken with 200g peeled raw tiger prawns, which should be removed from the pan after they have turned pink, then returned with the beansprout mix and noodles.


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