Chow Mein Noodles Recipe



  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • good chunk fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp tomato purèe
  • 2 chicken breasts, cut into chunky strips
  • 3 blocks dried egg noodles
  • ½ a head broccoli, broken into florets
  • 3 carrots, cut into thin sticks
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 10 oz pack bean sprouts
  • 3 spring onions, halved and sliced into long strips
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce


  1. Mix together the garlic, ginger, chilli, soy sauce and tomato purèe.
  2. Add the chicken and marinate.
  3. Boil a large pan of water, add the noodles, broccoli and carrots, then cook for 4 mins before draining.
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok, tip in the chicken and its marinade, then stir-fry for 4-5 mins until cooked.
  5. Toss in the noodles, vegetables, beansprouts and spring onion to warm through, then mix the oyster sauce with 2 tbsp water and stir.
  6. Serve hot.

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