Having a quick stir-fry doesn’t have to mean a trip to your local Chinese takeaway. This healthy recipe, from chef Karol Gladki (karolgladki.com), can be made in minutes, allowing you to enjoy all the benefits of a hearty meal with minimal hassle in the kitchen.
250g chicken fillets / 1 pack of egg noodles, cooked / 1 pack of stir-fry vegetables / 2tbsp low-sodium soy sauce / 1tbsp sesame oil / 1tbsp sesame seeds / 1tbsp olive oil
- Heat the olive oil in a frying pan or wok over a medium heat.
- Season the chicken and then add it to the pan, searing it for around 2 minutes on each side
- Add the vegetables and noodles and fry for four minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Add the soy sauce, sesame oil and seeds, stir through to warm and serve immediately.
Chicken is an excellent source of lean protein and vitamin B3, which helps to prevent your body storing fat.
Egg noodles contain protein to build muscle and carbs to replenish your glycogen stores and give you energy.
Sesame seeds contain high levels of selenium, which kills off harmful free radicals that interfere with muscle growth.
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