Skinny Chicken Chow Mein Recipe
By the wlr team
Enjoy a Chinese takeaway favourite for around 300 calories! Our skinny low calorie Chicken Chow Mein is an easy meal to make and even includes 2 of your five a day. An indulgent, low calorie midweek meal to spice things up a bit...
- Recipe makes: 3 servings
- Prep time:
- Cook time: 6 mins
- Calories: 302
- 1 tbsp sunflower oil
- 225g skinless chicken breast fillet
- ½ medium onion
- 6g garlic
- 10g root ginger
- 175g mange tout
- 175g egg noodles
- 175g bean sprouts
- 5g powdered five spice
- 3 tbsp dark soy sauce
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Preheat oven to 190°C / Gas Mark 5 / 375°F
- Put a piece of foil (Approx 30x40cm) onto a baking sheet and brush the centre with 1 tsp of the oil.
- Place the chicken breasts, side by side, onto the centre of the foil, and sprinkle with 30ml of water. Close the foil around the chicken to make a loose, but tightly closed, parcel.
- Bake the chicken in the oven for 30-35 minutes until cooked through. Remove the chicken from the oven, allow it to cool slightly, shred and set aside.
- Thinly slice the onion, garlic and ginger, and top and tail the mange tout.
- Cook the noodles in a large pan of boiling, salted water according to the pack instructions.
- In the meantime, heat the remaining oil in a wok or large frying pan, and stir-fry the onion and ginger over high heat for 2-3 minutes until onion is softened.
- Add the garlic, bean sprouts, mange tout and five spice powder, and continue stir-frying for a further minute.
- Drain the noodles well and add to the wok/frying pan, add shredded chicken and soy sauce. Stir-fry for a further 2 minutes until piping hot. Serve immediately.
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