Recipe

Sticky chicken with noodles

This delicious chicken recipe sees tender chicken thighs marinated in brown sugar, soy, Chinese five spice and sweet chilli sauce and perfectly paired with vermicelli noodles

  • 10 mins cooking
  • Serves 2
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Ingredients

Sticky chicken with noodles
  • 250 gram Rangitikei chicken thigh fillets, trimmed, thickly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  • 2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 60 gram bean thread vermicelli
  • 300 gram gai lan, trimmed, cut into 5cm lengths
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Method

Sticky chicken with noodles
  • 1
    In a medium bowl, combine chicken with spice, sugar and half of the sauces.
  • 2
    Heat oil in a wok over high heat; stir-fry chicken mixture, in batches, until chicken is browned and sticky. Remove from wok. Wipe wok clean.
  • 3
    In a large heatproof bowl, meanwhile, place noodles cover with boiling water; stand 5 minutes or until tender; drain.
  • 4
    Add gai lan to wok with the water; stir-fry 1 minute or until just tender. Add remaining sauces; stir-fry 1 minute or until heat through. Add noodles to wok; toss until just combined.
  • 5
    Top noodles with chicken; sprinkle with onion, coriander and sesame seeds to serve.