Noodles with Chicken, Coriander and Peanuts

This recipe is perfect when you want a quick dinner.   The original recipe was in an Australian Women’s Weekly cookbook, Sensational Stir Fries.  I have added chicken and sesame oil and adjusted the other ingredients to our tastes.  I hope you enjoy it.

All in all, it takes about 15 minutes to prepare the ingredients and cook the meal. Perfect after a hard day at the office or when you just don’t have the inclination for something more complicated.


Quantities are for 2

  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbs peanut oil
  • 1 chicken breast, finely sliced across the grain (optional)
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 200g – 250g of fresh noodles (I use one pouch of Wokka Singapore Style Noodles but any noodles would work)
  • 2 tbs lime or lemon juice
  • 2 tbs light soy sauce
  • 1 or 2 dried chillies, crushed
  • 2-3 cups of mung bean sprouts
  • ½ cup roasted peanuts
  • ½ cup fresh coriander, chopped
  1. Rinse noodles as per the instructions on the packet.  Set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tsp of sesame oil and 1 tbs of peanut oil in wok.  When hot, stir fry half the chicken.  Repeat with balance of oil and chicken.  Set aside.
  3. Stir fry garlic for a minute or 2, until golden.
  4. Add back chicken and add noodles, lime juice, soy sauce and  chillies.  Stir fry for a minute or 2 until mixed and heated through.
  5. Add mung beans sprouts – stir fry for another minute.
  6. Add peanuts and coriander – stir through.

11 thoughts on “Noodles with Chicken, Coriander and Peanuts

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  4. Made this on Sunday night – all I can say is yummo! The hit of lime and dried chilli were great, along with the crunch of the sprouts and nuts. Recipe made enough for 2 nights and would you believe I have been asked to make it again this week to use up the rest of the ingredients so it certainly was a hit in our house.

    • Hi Gail, Thanks for trying. It’s a winner, isn’t it? When I was working, it was always a great standby because it is so quick and yummy.

  5. Looks nice and simple, and I love the flavor combinations – I’ll give it a try, but probably subbing some kind of Chinese cabbage from the garden for the bean sprouts.

    Thanks Glenda.

  6. Oh, Glenda, that looks just like the sort of comfort food I love. Fresh, lively and comforting. It might be nice as a salad, too, – do you think?

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