Quick chicken noodles

This one-pan dish is hassle free and extremely economical – great for students who hate doing the dishes

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 441
  • fat 12g
  • saturates 2g
  • carbs 55g
  • sugars 11g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 31g
  • salt 4.07g


  • 1 tbsp sunflower or vegetable oil
  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed or sliced
  • 1 red pepper, thinly sliced
  • small bunch spring onion, sliced
  • 100g or 3 good handfuls beansprouts
  • 2 x 150g packs straight-to-wok noodles
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce


Different meat
You can vary this stir-fry with a 200g pack of pork or turkey strips. Stir-fry the meat in hot oil for 3 mins until golden, then finish the recipe as before.


  1. Heat the oil in a large frying pan, then stir- fry the chicken for about 3 mins, until golden.

  2. Throw in the garlic and pepper and cook for 2 mins more. next, add the spring onions, beansprouts, noodles, sauce and 5 tbsp water and toss everything together for a final 2 mins cooking. Serve immediately.

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