Chicken Chow Mein



A chinese classic.

Ensure that you use the fine egg noodles which cook in 3-4 minutes rather than the thicker noodles which take as long as 20.

Cooking Time – approx ## minutes

Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 200g fine Egg Noodles
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 2 Chicken Breasts, very thinly sliced
  • 75g Sugarsnap Peas, trimmed & halved
  • 2 rashers Smoke Bacon, diced
  • 2 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 tsp Dark Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp Dry Sherry
  • 1 tsp Pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 Spring Onions, chopped

Method

  • Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the noodles for 2-3 minutes. Drain and refresh in cold water.
  • Make a marinade from half of the following:- light soy, sherry, pepper and oil. Mix the chicken in and leave for 30 minutes.
  • Heat remaining oil in a wok until smoking, and add chicken and bacon. Stir fry for 3 minutes and add garlic and peas. Continue to stirfry for 1 minute.
  • Add sugar, spring onions and dark soy and remaining light soy, sherry and pepper and mix well Add noodles, coat in sauce and stir fry for 2 minutes
  • Serve immediately
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