Chicken chow mein

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Chicken chow mein (stir fried noodles) is a complete meal and is easy to make and adapt to your favourite ingredient

Chicken chow mein
Chow mein, with white beans instead of Chinese vegetables
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:696
Ready in:55 minutes
Prep. time:40 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:31st October 2012

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for the marinade


  1. Cook the noodles as directed on the packet (normally boil for 2 to 3 minutes, drain and toss in a little sesame oil)
  2. Slice the chicken width-wise, as thinly as you can
  3. Combine the marinade ingredients and the chicken in a Lock and Lock box, shake viperously then refrigerate for at least 40 minutes, more won't hurt.
  4. Heat a little peanut oil in a wok and when smoking, stir-fry the chicken slivers for 3 minutes, remove and set aside
  5. Add a few tablespoons of peanut oil and stir-fry the garlic until it takes some colour
  6. Add the bacon, peas (or vegetables of your choice) and stir-fry for a minute or two
  7. Tip in the noodles, soy sauces, rice wine, sugar and spring onions. Stir-fry for a few minutes and season with salt and pepper
  8. Add the chicken back to the wok
  9. Stir-fry for a few minutes to ensure the chicken is properly cooked
  10. Plate up and drizzle with sesame oil

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