Nourishing and full of flavour this main will please even the littlest of taste buds.
Any leftovers can be used for lunchboxes the following day!
Easy – Medium
- 500g Hokkien noodles
- 15ml canola oil
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1/4 teaspoon ginger, chopped
- 1/2 red capsicum, sliced
- 250g chicken breast chopped
- 1/2 cup tablespoons cabbage, shredded
- 1/2 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 1/2 cup broccoli, cut into florets
- 1/2 zucchini, sliced
- 1/2 cup grated carrot
- 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
- 1/2 cup snow peas
- 2 shallots, sliced
- 25ml salt reduced soy sauce
Substitute the chicken for a different type of meat or leave it out all together for a tasty vegetarian meal.
- Soak noodles in boiling water for five minutes, then drain.
- Place oil in a heated wok. Add the egg and stir until cooked.
- Add the garlic, ginger, capsicum and chicken, cook for three to five minutes.
- Add the cabbage, mushrooms, broccoli, zucchini, carrot, red onion and snow peas and cook for a further five minutes.
- Slowly add the Hokkien noodles a little at a time so they don’t stick together. Cook for five minutes until noodles are hot.
- Finish with sliced shallots and soy sauce.
NUTRITION (per serve)
- Energy (kJ) 1105 (264 Cal)
- Protein (g) 21.2
- Fat – Total (g) 5.6
- Saturated fat (g) 1.1
- Carbohydrate (g) 29.6
- Exchanges 2
- Fibre (g) 5.0
- Sodium (mg) 322
You can never have enough colourful, non-starchy vegetables (green beans, cauliflower, squash)! Chop up any leftover veggies you have and just add them at step 4 with the other vegetables for an extra fibre boost.
Recipe kindly provided by Healthy Kids Association; www.healthy-kids.com.au/hokkien-noodle-stir-fry
Disclaimer: The above recipe meets Diabetes NSW & ACT nutrient criteria. However, the opinions expressed on the Healthy Kids Association website do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes NSW & ACT.
Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as needed. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for individualised advice.