Phil Vickery's Chow Mein in 10 minutes!
With thousands of students across the country settling into university life this week, Phil is here to make sure beans on toast and a bowl of cereal aren’t the only dishes in their culinary repertoire.
He’s here with his cheats guide to a tasty Chow Mein - and the good news is, it only takes 10 minutes to make!
Phil Vickery's Chow Mein
1 red pepper, cut into strips
1 yellow pepper, cut into strips
1 green pepper, cut into strips
6 spring onions cut on a long diagonals
½ medium egg white
1 level tbsp any starch, cornflour is perfect
1 tsp sesame oil
200g turkey breast meat free of skin cut into 1cm strips
2 tbsp oil
50g fresh ginger, cut into fine strips
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
100g frozen green beans
200g bag bean sprouts, roughly
2 cooked egg noodle nests, think they are 150g ish
5 tbsp ketchup
4 tbsp oyster sauce
3 tbsp dark soy sauce
Dash of water
1. Place the peppers and spring onions into a saucepan and just cover with cold water.
2. Place on the stove and set on a high heat, once boiling, strain straight away.
3. Meanwhile, place the egg white, starch and sesame oil into a bowl and mix well, then add the turkey and coat really well.4. Heat a wok and add the oil, ginger and garlic and cook over a high heat until they colour nicely, 2-3 minutes.
5. Add the turkey in strips making sure they do not touch each other and cook again over a high heat to seal them quickly.
6. Add the peppers, onions, beans and beansprouts and cook over a high heat, then add the noodles.
7. Finally add the ketchup, oyster sauce and soy, cook until nicely coated and pretty much evaporated.
8. Serve in deep bowls.