Serves: 2 people

Prep: 10 mins and 15 mins


  • ½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 skinless chickenbreasts, sliced
  • 200g green beans , trimmed and halved crosswise
  • thumb-sized piece of ginger, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 2 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1 ball stem ginger, finely sliced, plus 1 tsp syrup from the jar
  • 1 tsp cornflour , mixed with 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp dark soy sauce, plus extra to serve (optional)
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 200g cooked egg noodles


Calories: 213

Protein: 19g

Carbs: 24g

Fat: 4g


  1. Heat the oil in a wok over a high heat and stir-fry the chicken for 5 mins
  2. Add the green beans and stir-fry for 4-5 mins more until the green beans are just tender and the chicken is just cooked through
  3. Stir in the fresh ginger and garlic and stir-fry for 2 mins
  4. Add the stem ginger and syrup, the cornflour mix, soy sauce and vinegar. Stir-fry for 1 minute and then toss in the noodles
  5. Cook until everything is hot and the sauce coats the noodles
  6. Drizzle with more soy, if you like, and serve


Ginger chicken & green bean noodles recipe | BBC Good Food