Chinese Fried Noodles with Chicken

Introduction

Chinese Fried Noodles with Chicken is a classic dish that combines tender chicken, fresh vegetables, and flavorful noodles in a quick and easy stir-fry. This recipe is perfect for a delicious weeknight meal or whenever you crave a taste of Chinese cuisine at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 handful soy sprouts
  • 1 handful leeks, chopped
  • 1 tbsp onion(s), chopped
  • 150 g (5.3 oz) wok noodles
  • 1 handful carrot(s), cut into strips
  • 1 egg, whisked
  • 200 g (7 oz) chicken meat
  • 1/4 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • Salt, to taste
  • White pepper, to taste
  • Sesame oil, to taste
  • Oil for frying

Nutrition Information

  • Servings: 2-3
  • Calories: 350 per serving

Preparation Time

  • Total time: 30 minutes

Instructions

Preparing the Noodles

  1. Soak the Noodles: Pour warm water over the wok noodles and let them sit for about 15 minutes, or cook according to the instructions on the packet, until they are cooked but not too soft. Drain and set aside.

Preparing the Chicken

  1. Cook the Chicken: Cut the chicken into small pieces. Cook in salted water until just done. Drain and set aside.

Cooking the Stir-Fry

  1. Prepare the Wok or Pan: Heat a little oil in a hot wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Cook the Egg: Add the beaten egg to the hot wok. Fry briefly while stirring until just set. Remove from the wok and set aside.
  3. Sauté the Onions: Add a bit more oil to the wok if needed. Add the chopped onion and sauté briefly until it begins to soften.
  4. Add Vegetables: Add the carrot strips and chopped leeks. Stir-fry briefly until they start to soften.
  5. Stir-Fry the Noodles: Add the prepared noodles to the wok. Season with salt, sugar, and dark soy sauce. Mix well and continue frying until the noodles are heated through and well coated with the seasoning.
  6. Combine Ingredients: Add the cooked chicken and soy sprouts to the wok. Mix everything together in the heat, ensuring all ingredients are evenly distributed.

Final Seasoning

  1. Season to Taste: Add white pepper to taste and drizzle with sesame oil (about 1/2 – 1 teaspoon). Mix well to combine.

Serving

  1. Serve Immediately: Transfer the Chinese Fried Noodles with Chicken to serving plates. Enjoy this savory and satisfying dish hot.

This Chinese Fried Noodles with Chicken recipe is a quick and delicious meal that brings the flavors of a Chinese restaurant into your home kitchen. Enjoy the tender chicken, fresh vegetables, and flavorful noodles in every bite!

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