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Broccolini and Chicken Peanut Noodles

This healthy and tasty stir fry is easy to whip up on a weekday night. It uses leftover chicken, a handful of veggies, a simple sauce, and some noodles and you’re done!

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Monday Night Broccolini and Chicken Peanut Noodles

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 7 oz broccolini stems cut in half
  • 1 red pepper deseeded & sliced
  • 1 yellow pepper deseeded & sliced
  • 1/2 bunch spring onions sliced
  • 7 oz leftover cooked roast chicken chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium hot red chili (optional)
  • 2 cm piece root ginger grated (optional)
  • 2 heaped tbsp crunchy peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 8.8 oz (4 blocks) dried egg noodles cooked according to the packet instructions


  • In a wok or large frying pan heat the oil until hot. Add the broccolini, red and yellow peppers, and spring onions over high heat for about 3 minutes, or until they are starting to soften.
  • Add the cooked chicken, garlic, chili, and ginger and stir fry for a further 2 minutes.
  • In a small bowl mix the peanut butter and soy sauce together. Pour the sauce over the chicken and veggies in the wok, stirring well to coat everything.
  • Add the cooked noodles and mix everything together. Serve immediately.
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