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Stir-fried garlic, chilli and basil chicken with rice noodles

6
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Garlic, chilli and Thai basil are simple yet powerful flavours that transform this chicken into a real Asian dish. Serve with fresh greens and rice noodles for an authentic experience.

Ingredients

skinless chicken breast

500 g, thinly sliced

garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

fresh red chilli

1 whole, finely chopped

reduced salt soy sauce

60 ml, (1/4 cup)

dry rice noodles

140 g, stick variety

red onion

2 medium, sliced

red capsicum

1 medium, thinly sliced

snow peas

300 g, halved lengthways

bean sprouts

1 cup(s), (80g)

fresh basil

1 cup(s), Thai variety, plus extra sprigs to garnish

oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Combine chicken, garlic, chilli and half the soy sauce in a medium bowl. Set aside for 10 minutes to marinate.
  2. Meanwhile, cook noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water for 2-3 minutes or until just tender, drain. Set aside.
  3. Heat a large wok over medium-high heat and lightly spray with oil. Stir-fry onion and capsicum for 2 minutes or until softened and lightly browned. Transfer to a plate. Reheat wok and stir-fry chicken in 2 batches for 2-3 minutes or until cooked. Return onion, capsicum and chicken to the wok. Add snow peas, bean sprouts, basil, noodles and remaining soy sauce. Stir-fry for 1-2 minutes or until heated through and cooked. Serve with extra basil.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds and lime cheeks.

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