- 450 g chicken breasts, boneless skinless
- 1 tablespoon sake or rice wine or dry sherry
- 2 tablespoons corn starch
- 1 egg white, lightly beaten
- 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 3 cloves of garlic, thinly sliced
- 175 g green beans
- 175 g mushrooms, quartered
- 4 tablespoons walnuts, crushed
- 120 ml Hoisin sauce
- 1 bunch of fresh coriander, finely chopped
- 1 chili, finely chopped
- 200 g noodles
- 100 ml water
- 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
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Chicken, walnuts, mushrooms, ginger and chili in a delicious Chinese Hoisin sauce. To make a gluten-free version of this recipe, use gluten-free rice noodles, gluten-free hoisin sauce and gluten-free corn starch. Delicious and easy to make!
- Place a pot full of salted water over high heat.
- Add the green beans and cook until softened.
- In a bowl, add the sake, corn starch and egg white. Stir until you create a paste.
- Cut the chicken breast into 2.5 cm pieces. Put them in the sake mixture and stir to coat completely.
- When the green beans are ready, remove from pot and set aside until needed.
- Put the noodles in a bowl and add the boiling water used to cook the green beans. Let the noodles soak for 3-5 minutes, until done.
- Place a wok over high heat. Add the vegetable oil.
- As soon as the oil gets hot, add the chicken and cook until golden on both sides and a nice crust has formed over the chicken.
- When ready, transfer to a plate.
- Place wok back over high heat and add the green beans, onion, garlic and ginger. Stir and sauté.
- Add the mushrooms and sauté.
- Add the chicken, hoisin sauce and extra water. Cook for about 10 minutes.
- Drain the noodles and add them to the wok, along with the walnuts, some coarsely chopped coriander and finely chopped chili. Stir to combine.
- Remove from heat. Add some more hoisin sauce, coriander and sesame oil.
- Stir and ready to serve.
Nutrition information per 100 gr.
Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.
Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.
Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.
Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.
It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.
They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.
A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.