Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Slimming World Chicken Chow Mein.

Whenever I go to a Chinese restaurant I always fill up on chicken chow mein, noodles anything like that because it's my favourite and no shop makes a pre-made chicken chow mein the same, so I literally only have it when I go to a Chinese. I saw on the Slimming World app this recipe and of course I had to give it a go, my word it was delicious. 

Serves 4 People.
Preparation time: 15minutes.
Cooking time: 30-40minutes.
Syns per serving: FREE

♥ 8tbsp light soy sauce
♥ 4 garlic cloves (crushed)
♥ 1tsp of Chinese 5 Spice powder
♥ 3 skinless chicken breasts (sliced)
♥ 397g dried egg noodles
♥ large bag of mixed stir fry veg
♥ 8 spring onions (sliced diagonally)
♥ 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
♥ FryLight

How to cook Chicken Chow Mein:
1) Mix the light soy sauce, garlic, 5 spice powder in a bowl, add the chicken, toss to coat evenly and then set aside to marinate for 20minutes.

2) Meanwhile, cook the noodles according to the packets instructions, then drain. Spray a large frying pan or wok with fry light, add the chicken, then stir fry on a high heat for 4-5 minutes.

3) Add the vegetables and spring onion, stir fry together for another 4 - 5minutes. At this point, I added some more soy sauce and Chinese spice to get the flavours around all the ingredients.         

5) Add the noodles and dark soy sauce (and more spice if you fancy, I did) toss together, stir fry for a extra few minutes to let all the flavours combine together. 

6) Serve in warmed bowls. You could serve this with other things, such as lemon chicken, chicken skewers, rice or anything else, but I just had it by itself.

Rebecca xo


  1. Delicious recipe!. In fact after I saw your article, I immediately tried to cook this one and it is truly yummy. My husband really loved this food and he asked me to cook this again. I want to taste also a Beef Stir FryT, Can you post this recipe? Thank you a lot.

  2. Lovely. Made this tonight, every time I made chow mein I never really enjoyed it. This was brilliant, the flavours fantastic, will definitely be making this one on a regular basis.

  3. Bloody lovely. A family favourite. Thanks Rebecca xo

  4. I seem to worry to trust slimming world because you can eat so much. this recipe looks fab and I can't wait to try it. Might even get me to an SW meeting and finally trust it and give it a go.