Five-spice chicken skewers with speedy chow mein

Five-spice chicken skewers with speedy chow mein

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  • Serves icon Serves 4
  • Time icon Ready in 20 minutes

This quick Chinese chicken recipe packs a lot of flavour, and it’s ready in under 30 minutes.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
231kcals
Fat
5g (0.8g saturated)
Protein
28.9g
Carbohydrates
16.3g (6.9g sugar)
Fibre
2.7g
Salt
2g
Calories
231kcals
Fat
5g (0.8g saturated)
Protein
28.9g
Carbohydrates
16.3g (6.9g sugar)
Fibre
2.7g
Salt
2g

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • 3 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 400g free-range chicken breast, cut into chunks
  • Bunch of spring onions
  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 300g fresh egg noodles
  • 300g beansprouts
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce

Method

  1. Preheat the grill. In a bowl, mix the five-spice powder, 2 tbsp hoisin sauce, the ketchup and chicken. Thread the chicken onto 8 skewers and grill for 15 minutes until cooked through, turning once or twice.
  2. Meanwhile, thinly slice the spring onions and heat the oil in a wok.
  3. Put the spring onions, noodles and beansprouts into the hot wok and stir-fry over a high heat for 4-5 minutes until heated through. Season with soy sauce and the remaining hoisin sauce and divide among 4 bowls. Serve each bowl with 2 chicken skewers.

delicious. tips

  1. If using wooden skewers, pre-soak in warm water for 30 minutes or foil-wrap the ends so they don’t burn.

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