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Course: Main
Dish: Meat
Serves: 2
Nutritional information per serving:
Nutritional value per serving
Nutrient Per serving (437g)
Energy 2285kJ
Fat 29.8g
   of which saturates 6.4g
Carbohydrate 24.4g
  of which sugars 3.6g
Fibre 7.3g
Protein 41.8g
Salt 5.53g
One serving counts as 3 of your 5-A-DAY target of fruit and vegetable portions.


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Chicken Pad Thai – Family Fakeaway

The first recipe in our ‘Family Fakeaway’ series is here – a delicious Chicken Pad Thai. It’s filled with canned vegetables that count towards your 5-a-day! Take a look at the recipe below to create your own Thai food using canned ingredients.

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp groundnut oil
  • 200g can chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1/2 x 400g can beansprouts
  • 1/2 x 400g can green beans
  • 1 tbsp Thai fish sauce
  • 1 lime, juice
  • 150g 'straight to wok' or cooked rice noodles
  • 1 medium egg, beaten
  • 50g peanuts, roughly chopped
  1. Fry the garlic and chilli in the oil for 1 - 2 minutes. Add the chicken, beansprouts and green beans, continue cooking for 2 - 3 minutes.
  2. Stir in the fish sauce, lime juice and toss around the cooked noodles, until heated through.
  3. Push the noodle mixture to one side of the pan, pour in the egg and quickly stir through the noodles as the egg cooks.
  4. Sprinkle over the peanuts and serve immediately.
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