A bowl of Sticky lemon and chilli chicken noodles

Sticky lemon and chilli chicken noodles

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Recreate a Chinese takeaway at home, with the bonus of knowing exactly what's in it! This healthy noodle dish has a sticky lemon, chilli and honey sauce with plenty of juicy chicken.



  • thread egg noodles 100g
  • skinless chicken breasts 2, cut into strips
  • cornflour 1 tsp
  • oil
  • spring onions 4, shredded
  • mange tout 50g, shredded
  • red pepper 1, sliced
  • soy sauce 2 tbsp
  • lemon 1, juiced
  • honey 1 tbsp
  • hot or sweet chilli sauce 2 tbsp (choose which you prefer)


  • Step 1

    Cook the noodles following the pack instructions. Toss the chicken with the cornflour and some seasoning. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a non-stick wok or large frying pan and stir-fry the chicken until golden. Scoop the chicken out, then add the veg to the pan, keeping back some spring onion, and toss for a couple of minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add back the chicken and the lemon, honey and chilli sauce, plus a splash of water, and bubble for a few minutes until you have a sauce. Toss with the noodles and sprinkle over the remaining spring onion to serve.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 477
  • Carbs 54.1g
  • Protein 42.3g
  • Fat 11.7g
  • Salt 4.17g
  • Fibre 3.6g